60 seconds with…Angela Thavaraj, advancing practice nurse at St Christopher’s Hospice
The Nursing Times talks to Angela Thavaraj, advancing practice nurse at St Christopher’s Hospice, London, who has been a nurse for 17 years.
New facility to be built for hospice users
Francis Construction has begun work on The Sanctuary, a new facility that will be built on land adjoining the back of Thames Hospice’s Windsor site.
Norfolk Hospice to give medals to fund-raising helpers
A charity has said that it will give a commemorative medal to anyone individual or community organisation which raises £300 or more towards its bid to build a new hospice in its 30th anniversary year.
Record £125k raised in hospice’s 35th year
Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice will be launching its 35th Anniversary year with its largest ever corporate donation of more than £125k raised from the Phoenix Group.
A third of bereaved workers say their employers failed to treat them with compassion
A third of employees who have been bereaved in the last five years say their bosses did not treat them with compassion.
Peer’s bid to change assisted suicide law as Corrie’s Hayley to be shown killing herself
A parliamentary bill to legalise assisted suicide will be debated in Westminster following the agonising portrayal of the issue in Coronation Street.
Coronation Street storyline also reported in the Daily Mail.
MP vows to wear onesie in Commons
MP Alec Shelbrooke, the Conservative MP for the West Yorkshire, is promising to wear a tiger-striped onesie to vote in the House of Commons if enough people donate money to a hospice in his constituency.
Leicester City Council seeks foster carers for elderly people
A fostering scheme where families will be paid to take elderly people into their homes is to be tried in Leicester.