Daily news roundup – 15 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Council supports ‘Dying to Work’ campaign

LocalGov
Sandwell Council is the first local authority to back new campaign supporting terminally-ill employees in the workplace.

Positive inspection report for Highland Hospice

West Highland Free Press
Highland Hospice has welcomed the positive results of an unannounced inspection conducted earlier this year.

Suffolk Pigs Gone Wild sculpture trail to raise funds for hospice

UK Fundraising
More than 40 pigs will be on display in Suffolk later this month, in the Pigs Gone Wild sculpture trail, before being auctioned off to raise funds for St Elizabeth Hospice.

Ill artist sells 500 paintings to help hospice

Scunthorpe Telegraph
An internationally acclaimed artist who has terminal cancer has sold about 500 of his paintings in aid of Lindsey Lodge Hospice.

Elaine C Smith takes on a role in St Andrew’s £9m fundraiser

The Scotsman
Actress Elaine C Smith is backing a multi-million-pound fundraising campaign to refurbish a long-established community hospice that cared for her late father.

I was his daughter, I never imagined being his carer

The Huffington Post
Áine Murphy from Macmillan Cancer Support writes about her experiences caring for her dad during his final months.

Five laws about the dead that may spook you

The Conversation
Death touches everyone at some stage during their lives, and usually more than once. It also triggers certain laws around what happens to the body after death – and some glaring omissions.

From across the ehospice editions:

South Africa edition: Breaking the stigma of hospice: generation X & Y

USA edition: Virtual Conference early-bird registration ends June 20