Daily news roundup – 13 October 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Visiting a hospice, Leah Bracknell’s diagnosis and Tom’s boxing tips

Hello magazine blog
Coronation Street actress Catherine Tyldesley writes about her recent visit to Bolton Hospice and how the place and the people were not as she expected.

Boohoo pops up with shop to help Pendleside Hospice

Lancashire Telegraph
A leading fashion retailer is set to pioneer its first pop-up shop in partnership with Pendleside Hospice as part of a revamp scheme.

£88,000 donated to Rainbows by bank

Loughborough Echo
Ikano Bank, the Swedish bank based in Nottingham, has donated £88,000 to Rainbows children’s hospice through its international Ikano Group Health Week initiative.

Myton Hospices launch all-night care for patients

Leamington Courier
A Warwick-based charity has helped Myton Hospices extend its round-the-clock palliative care.

Going Home

The Huffington Post blog
“Palliative care should always be given at home. So here is my question: when and how do we let a dying patient finally go home?”

To comfort always: a history of palliative medicine since the nineteenth century

The end of life studies blog
David Clark on his new book which covers the history of palliative medicine spanning almost 200 years.

Leonard Cohen: ‘I am ready to die’

The Guardian
The 82-year-old singer-songwriter has discussed health, ageing and his collection of incomplete music and poetry in a new interview.

Dutch may allow assisted suicide for those who feel they have ‘completed life’

The Telegraph
The Dutch government intends to draft a law that would legalise assisted suicide for people who feel they have “completed life”, but are not necessarily terminally ill.