Daily News Roundup – 15 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Children’s end of life care ‘needs attention’, a report says

BBC News
Children’s palliative care in Wales needs more “strategic attention” by ministers and the NHS, a new report says.

Hospice boss defends £60k-a-year salaries

Stratford upon Avon Herald
The chief executive of Myton Hospice has hit back at criticism at its level of spending on senior staff, insisting people are getting value for money.

Heidi Alexander appointed shadow health secretary

Pulse
Ms Alexander, the MP for Lewisham East since 2010, has taken a special interest in end of life care in the past, chairing the All-Party Parliamentary Group on Choice at the End of Life during the last Parliament.

Creating a social security fit for those living with a terminal illness

Marie Curie blog
Richard Meade talks about how important it is that a safety net exists for people living with a terminal illness.

Marie Curie Campaign: Call to support charity

Edinburgh Evening News
Scots Guard Paul Selwood has used what little time he has left to urge support for Marie Curie, the charity that is nursing him through his final days.

I have cancer in my 20s. How am I supposed to cope?

The Guardian
“I’ve been forced to pause my life before it’s barely begun. Facing the unknown is petrifying – but facing my friends is almost as hard,” writes Kathleen Brady.

Noel Edmonds’ £500k TV deal for children’s hospice

North Devon Gazette
Noel Edmonds will get the chance to win £500,000 for Children’s Hospice South West during a special edition of his show, Deal or No Deal, to be aired on Friday.

From across ehospice editions:

Death cafe returns to Nelson

Medical schools teach students to talk with patients about care costs

FM104 to host Ireland’s longest breakfast show in aid of The Irish Hospice Foundation

An evening of wine and whining!