Daily News Roundup – 14 January 2015

Categories: In The Media.

New Chair for Wales’ children’s hospice

Working World
Tŷ Hafan has elected Maria Timon Samra to chair its board of trustees.

‘An excruciatingly wonderful experience’ – grieving husband Paul Johnston on Hull’s end of life service for wife Cathy

Hull Daily Mail
Health reporter Allison Coggan examines the final taboo of dying to recognise the work of Hull’s End of Life Care team.

Wear ruby red for Rowans Hospice

AboutMyArea
Once again The Rowans Hospice is asking everyone to show their love for their local hospice by taking part in the annual Ruby Red Day by wearing something red and donating £2.

‘Japanese Maple’, Clive James’ farewell poem

Dying Matters blog
After being diagnosed with leukaemia and emphysema in 2010, the writer and broadcaster Clive James said that his terminal diagnosis led him to “start saying goodbye” through his poetry.

Assisted suicide bill must safeguard both people involved, experts say

STV
Report on the the first day of evidence-gathering on the Assisted Suicide Bill.

How cancer death rates have dropped since 1991

The Telegraph
Cancer death rates have fallen in Britain by over 20% since 1990. Yet nationally and world-wide cancer is in total causing more death and disability than ever before.

Online training resource for charities launched

Civil Society
Skills Platform, an online marketplace for training and personal development courses for charities and health organisations, has been launched.

A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…

ATOME final report published

ehospice International
The Access to Opioid Medication in Europe (ATOME) project has released its final report, which is freely availably from the project website.

Egypt: An outstanding Josaab nurse

ehospice International
Reham, a professional nurse at Josaab Foundation in Cairo, Egypt, has made outstanding contributions caring for terminally ill patients.

Nine minutes to understand what to expect in 2015

ehospice USA
Hospice Action Network offers a short video looking at some health policy issues that may be significant in 2015.

Have you read the latest articles from the UK edition of ehospice?