Daily News Roundup – 15 February 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Troubled Bury Hospice set to welcome a new acting chief executive

Manchester Evening News
The current boss of St Catherine’s Hospice in Lostock Hall, south Preston has been asked to take over after concerns were raised over the management of the hospice.

Training scheme is launched by Kent charity Hospice in the Weald

Kent & Sussex Courier
Hospice in the Weald is launching a new training programme as part of its revolutionary cottage hospice plans. The charity is gearing up to start its Learning to Care scheme, which will provide families and carers with the practical and emotional skills to help patients.

Highland Hospice on track for completion but donations still needed

Press and Journal
The new Highland hospice building in Inverness is on target to be completed by September this year. Despite the good progress, the charity is still £900,000 short of its public fundraising total of £4.5 million.

Tony Jules: ​The Luton man who ‘loved life and people’

Luton on Sunday
Last Sunday Keech Hospice patient Tony Jules passed away after raising £44,808 for charity. Carl Mungazi speaks to wife Denise about the legacy he left behind.

‘Relief’ expert nursing care from Yorkshire hospice brings to family of poorly Jacob

Yorkshire Post
A new appeal will support the three Yorkshire children’s hospices. Katie Baldwin reports on the huge difference their services make to parents.

Patients’ champ helps King’s Lynn Hospital

Bury Free Press
A patients’ champion from West Norfolk is to help Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital to make sure it provides compassionate care for the dying.

The art of diagnosing dying – including the family’s perspective

EAPC blog
Dr Erna Haraldsdottir explains the background to a longer article that is published in the November/December issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care.

From across ehospice editions:

Website revamp and new booklet mark 10 years of the International Pain Policy Fellowship

Doctor assisted dying or doctor assisted prolonging?

Helderberg Hospice: 30 years of specialist care

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