Daily News Roundup – 13 October 2014

Categories: In The Media.

New chief executive for hospice

The Argus

Imelda Glackin has taken up the role of Chief Executive at the Martlets Hospice in Hove.

Mark Selby and Alan Birchenall visit Loros patients

Leicester Mercury

Patients and staff at Loros dressed in yellow to welcome sporting heroes Mark Selby and Alan Birchenall.

Breast cancer victims ‘left in needless pain’: Terminally ill failed by care system 

Daily Mail

Women with incurable breast cancer are needlessly suffering pain in their last months of life, say Breast Cancer Care.

First death cafe is held in Cardiff to ‘shine a light’ on the taboo of death

Wales Online

The event held at Chapter Arts Centre allowed people to gather and discuss their worries and concerns about death

A Point of View: How do we give dignity to the dying?


We want to give dying people their dignity. But all too often, we don’t know how, says Adam Gopnik.

Is hoping to die at 75 a bad idea?

The Observer

A bioethicist has written that he’d like to die at 75, and that we would all be better to let nature take its course. Is he right?

Key information still too hard to find on charity websites, says new research


Finding information on charity expenditure can take more than three times as long as making a donation or getting details of their services, a new report suggests.

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