Daily News Roundup – 15 December 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Lancaster hospice staff rise to their biggest challenge during flooding

The Visitor
Lancaster’s St John’s Hospice faced the most challenging night in its 30-year history after Storm Desmond hit the area. The hospice was plunged into darkness as the flooding aftermath left many nurses battling through the night to keep patients alive.

Families fear the future without support of Donna Louise Hospice

Stoke Sentinel
The Donna Louise Hospice provides a lifeline for many children with life-threatening or life-limiting conditions. But that care is no longer available when those children reach the age of 19. Richard Ault spoke to families about their fears over what will happen next.

End of life care in Reading: What do you think of it?

Get Reading
Reading Borough Council’s steering group wants to hear real experiences to identify gaps in end of life care and develop services.

Helping to make it a special Christmas together

Henley Standard
Staff at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed will never complain about working over Christmas. In fact, they say it is a joy and a privilege to decorate the Victorian Gothic manor at Joyce Grove and organise treats for patients and their families.

Arthur Rank Hospice in Cambridge celebrates new building progress with topping out ceremony

Cambridge News
Christmas cake was shared and mugs of tea were raised to celebrate a Cambridge charity’s new £10.5 million facility becoming water tight.

Doncaster Rovers stars bring festive cheer to hospice and hospital youngsters

Doncaster Free Press
Big-hearted Doncaster Rovers players brought some seasonal smiles and festive cheer when a number of the club’s stars dropped in at Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice and Doncaster Royal Infirmary.

From across ehospice editions:

Hospice Kingston campaign gets boost

Meet Charmaine Swartz

Feelings of grief and loss can be heightened during the holidays

A chance to say thank you

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