Daily News Roundup – 16 December 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Tatton MP George Osborne lends support to East Cheshire Hospice’s dementia scheme

Knutsford Guardian
Tatton MP George Osborne visited East Cheshire Hospice last week, as the hospice lunched its new dementia end of life practice development team, in partnership with St Luke’s Hospice.

Bikers bring Christmas cheer to Francis House Children’s Hospice

Manchester Evening News
Almost 400 bikers from all over Greater Manchester and Merseyside have made their annual toy drop at Francis House Children’s Hospice in Didsbury.

Fife hospice given early present by Christmas ‘fairies’

The Courier
Victoria Hospice was among the latest to be visited by @TheTwoFairies, who quietly left a 6ft Christmas tree.

Durkan supports new Care2Save shopping website set to benefit local charities

Derry Journal
Foyle MP Mark Durkan has given his backing at Westminster for Care2Save.co.uk, the shopping website that helps raise funds for hospice charities.

Good Friday Committee to advance concerns on cross border palliative care to Ministers

All-Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care
The Joint Committee on the Implementation of the Good Friday Agreement is to write to the Minister for Health and the Minister for Children to ensure the current levels cooperation in cross-border hospice and palliative can be sustained and further enhanced.

Dying is part of living

CQC blog
Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission, blogs about death and dying.

A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…

Founding directors of Open Society Foundations’ International Palliative Care Initiative speak to ehospice

ehospice International
Throughout the past twenty years of working in palliative care in the USA and internationally, Kathy Foley and Mary Callaway have nurtured strong palliative care champions and helped initiate essential palliative care programmes in some of the most challenging contexts across the globe.

Ohio’s two leading hospices announce partnership

ehospice USA
Two hospice care providers in Ohio are to collaborate on creating best practice standards for hospice and palliative care, pro-actively sharing quality data, benchmarking performance to continuously improve care delivery and creating the most skilled workforce.

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