Daily News Roundup – 14 November 2014

Categories: In The Media.

People assume children’s hospices are sad, but it’s a really lovely place to be

The Guardian – Healthcare Professionals Network

Jess Carrodeguas writes about a typical day working as a nurse for Shooting Star Chase.

Duchess of Cambridge will help launch appeal for £10m children’s hospice in Norfolk


The Duchess of Cambridge will help the dream of a £10 million children’s hospice in Norfolk to become a reality.

Ambitious plans are unveiled for a state-of-the-art hospice

Portsmouth News

Ambitious plans have been unveiled to move St Wilfrid’s Hospice from Donnington, near Chichester, to Bosham.

Waddle lot of fun! ‘Penguins’ set new world record for Richard House Hospice

Newham Recorder

Richard House Hospice has set a new Guinness World Record for the number of people in one place dressed as penguins

£1 million raised – but how will we spend it?

Sue Ryder blog

In just nine months, Sue Ryder’s partnership with Morrisons has raised over £1 million – but how will the national charity use the money?

Doctors sign letter of opposition to Medical Innovation Bill

Cancer Research UK/ Press Association

More than 100 leading researchers and doctors have signed a letter, published in The Times, opposing draft legislation that proposes to let patients to be given experimental medical treatments.

It’s ‘okay’ to apologise to patients with valid complaints, says RCN

Nursing Times

Apologising to a patient making a complaint is not an acceptance of guilt and can help defuse the situation, according to latest guidance on feedback handling from the Royal College of Nursing.

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