Daily News Roundup – 16 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

St Columba’s Hospice prepares to open its doors

Urban Realm

Work to put the finishing touches to a new £26 million ward block for St Columba’s Hospice is currently underway in readiness for welcoming its first patients next month.

Life-affirming work at an Eltham hospice ahead of 5th birthday

News Shopper

Feature article on Demelza South East London, ahead of its fifth birthday celebrations in July.

Our team: St Helena Hospice

Third Sector

Justine Ruggles, Head of Fundraising, on the hospices fundraising team.

How to provide 24/7, joined up palliative care


After years of disjointed end of life care services in England, an initiative in Bedfordshire shows how to coordinate services 24 hours a day.

How do you know when it’s time to refuse treatment for incurable cancer?

The Guardian

Kate Granger was diagnosed with terminal cancer aged 29 and chose to have palliative chemotherapy to prolong her life.

We can do more for those caring at the end


Research has highlighted that more needs to be done to help carers.

Help us to support people looking after someone with cancer

Nursing Times

Half of the 1.1 million people looking after someone with cancer in the UK wouldn’t describe themselves as carers.

A charity CEO’s top ten social media tips

Civil Society

There are ups and downs to being a charity chief executive on social media, says Simon Blake, but it’s essential to be part of the conversation.

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