Daily news roundup – 13 September 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Charity warns of shortage of nurses in children’s palliative care

Nursing Times [registration required]
A worrying shortage of nurses working in children’s palliative care is having a negative impact on care, Together for Short Lives has warned ahead of a new drive to promote the specialty.

Marie Curie receives incredible donation of £12,000 from another charity who share the same vision

Dorset Echo
Comfort and Care was set up in 2010 to raise funds for end of life care but sadly the charity is now ceasing to fundraise and has generously donated its balance of funds to Marie Curie.

Chestnut Tree children’s hospice asks Uckfield people to join Hands Up campaign

Uckfield News
Chestnut Tree is running a Hands Up! campaign to raise awareness of the charity and asks the people of Uckfield to put their Hands Up! and say “Yes, I’ll help these children”, or “Yes, I need their help.”

Severn Hospice calls on businesses across Shropshire to sign up to Store Wars

Shropshire Live
Each business that gets involved will be allocated a Severn Hospice shop to take over for the day and will be challenged to see which shop generates the most sales to raise as much money as possible for the hospice.

Liverpool midfielder Lucas Leiva leaves terminally-ill cancer patient ‘gobsmacked’

Liverpool Echo
Liverpool FC midfielder Lucas Leiva visited terminally ill Craig Lyons at Willowbrook Hospice.

Campaigners devastated as vandals smash Poole Park charity sunflowers

Bournemouth Echo
A display of sunflowers representing the lives of the people cared for by Forest Holme Hospice each year has been vandalised.

MPs call for medical cannabis to be made legal

BBC News
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Drug Policy Reform says there is clear evidence cannabis could have a therapeutic role for some conditions, including chronic pain and anxiety.

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