Daily News Roundup – 15 May 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Osborne offers all major cities control over health budget

England’s major cities will be invited to control their own health budgets as chancellor George Osborne confirmed he would be extending his Manchester devolution offer nationwide.

Lancaster St John’s Hospice launches Neighbours Network

Lancaster Guardian
The Neighbours Network, a volunteer run project designed to give practical help or companionship to a person living with a life-limiting condition within their own home, has been launched by St John’s Hospice.

Northamptonshire NHS wants to get people talking about end of life plans

Northamptonshire Telegraph
The NHS in Northamptonshire are encouraging people to plan their future care and support as part of Dying Matters Awareness Week from 18 to 24 May.

‘Caring’ hospice staff praised

Northern Echo
A grateful father has praised hospice staff from St Oswald’s Children and Young Adults Service in Newcastle for the way they supported his family during the last days of his baby son’s life.

Work starts on Prospect Hospice outpatient centre at Savernake Hospital

Wiltshire Gazette & Herald
Work has begun on the new Prospect Hospice outpatient centre at Savernake Hospital after the appeal target was smashed by almost £85,000.

From across ehospice editions:

Compassionate Cities Charter launched at 4th international Public Health and Palliative Care conference

Resthaven marks four-score years in South Australia

A cancer diagnosis isn’t the end of the world

Texas inpatient hospice unit named after family makes memorial gift

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