Daily News Roundup – 15 October 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Care of dying patients should be as good as that for newborns, says new charity

Herald Scotland
Palliative care for dying patients should be as good as that on offer to new mothers and their babies at the start of life, according to PATCH, a new charity which is calling for hospitals to match the standards offered in hospices.

£1.2 billion bid to privatise cancer and end of life care in Staffordshire rejected

Express & Star
A £1.2 billion move to privatise cancer and end of life services in Staffordshire has been overwhelmingly opposed by a district council.

St Michael’s Hospice gets ready for rebuild

Hastings & St Leonards Observer
St Michael’s Hospice is getting set to rise like a phoenix from the ashes of the devastating fire in July and has announced a forthcoming capital appeal.

Students swap the classroom for work experience at local hospice

Evesham Journal
Three schoolchildren are swapping 20 hours of school for 20 hours of helping out at St Richard’s Hospice in Worcester.

Trying to hold on to time

Falkirk Herald
A film which makes you laugh and cry in equal measures sounds like a certain hit with audiences, but one which also educates takes it to another level. Seven Songs for a Long Life is such a production.

Garden studio gallery opens to the public

Grimsby Telegraph
Well-known artist Ted Ford is opening up his garden studio once again in aid of St Andrew’s Children’s Hospice.

From across ehospice editions:

While celebrating World Hospice and Palliative Care Day…

World experts gather in Dublin to develop global future of palliative care

HPCA Conference 2015: Interview with Dr Emmanuel Luyirika

CMS announces home health and hospice ICD-10 transition workgroup

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