Daily News Roundup – 14 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Let’s get a sense of proportion about senior salaries

Third Sector
John Mohan responds to last week’s story in The Times regarding the salaries paid to senior staff by hospices and other charities.

Knowing we can’t stop our patients from dying is hard but puts us in privileged position

Crawley News
Caroline Collins shares her experiences of being a nurse at St Catherine’s Hospice.

How a Wrexham hospice has saved a dying woman’s sanity

News North Wales
Sally-Ann Hart tells Romilly Scragg how Nightingale House Hospice has kept her sane.

MS sufferers’ health damaged by benefits tests, survey finds

The Guardian
Nearly half of those with multiple sclerosis surveyed by MS Society said they felt that the process of claiming disability benefits caused their condition to relapse or deteriorate

New short film reveals heart of Rowcroft Hospice

We Are South Devon
Rowcroft Hospice has released a film in celebration of the genuine moments of joy, happiness and love that happen at the hospice every day.

UK’s sweetest worker… Alan, 82, hands out treats to aid hospices

Daily Express
An 82-year-old B&Q worker has become a social media hit after a photo of him holding a tub of sweets for charity was liked by 41,000 people on Facebook.

We roundup the media reaction to Friday’s House of Commons debate on the Assisted Dying Bill:

British parliamentarians reject an assisted dying law (The Economist)

Fight for right to die has passion on both sides (The Argus)

Assisted dying campaign sets sights on courts after Commons defeat (Daily Telegraph)

Right-to-die laws very unlikely to be revived before 2020, says MP (BT)

From across ehospice editions:

Palliative care for people with psychiatric illnesses in India

Weekly clinic brings smile to children’s faces

Photojournalist turns lens on young people facing health challenges