Daily news roundup – 14 October 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Ardgowan Hospice gets a positive report

Greenock Telegraph
Ardgowan Hospice was assessed over a two-day period in August by Health Improvement Scotland and was rated as excellent, very good and good across different aspects of the service.

Progress for Wales’ first independent 21st Century hospice project

South Wales Argus
Almost nine months into the building of the new inpatient unit at the St David’s Hospice Care headquarters, the scale and scope of the scheme is becoming apparent.

Children’s Hospice South West offers to pay nurses to return to profession

North Somerset Times
The children’s hospice is hoping to entice former nurses back into the field by offering to pay for a return to work course.

Events across the area in support of Ayrshire Hospice

Carrick Gazette
Purple people were spotted all over Ayrshire on Friday as individuals, groups and businesses hosted purple events for Go Purple, a major fundraiser for the Ayrshire Hospice and part of this year’s Hospice Care Week.

Prince William and Kate are in Manchester today for a royal visit: Here’s where you can see them

Manchester Evening News
Today William and Kate will visit Francis House, the children’s hospice originally opened by Princess Diana.

MP Vicky Foxcroft tells of pain of losing her ‘little angel’

BBC News
MPs were visibly moved during a debate on baby loss in the Commons as Labour MP Vicky Foxcroft gave an emotional account of the death of her baby daughter.

Guidance documents for healthcare staff to improve palliative care for people with dementia

ehospice Ireland
Healthcare staff can now access new suite of guidance documents to help ensure all people with dementia get the appropriate palliative care they need throughout their illness.

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