Daily News Roundup – 16 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Young Stowmarket charity founder receives British Citizens award

Bury Free Press
A young fundraiser from Stowmarket who has raised more than £35,000 for hospices in East Anglia has been recognised with a British Citizens Award.

It’s 50 shades of red as fundraisers get dressed up to raise cash for hospice

Portsmouth News
On Saturday, scores of schools, businesses, nurseries and other organisations took part in Ruby Red Day, an annual fundraiser for The Rowans Hospice.

Hartlepool hospice fundraiser was a record-breaker

Hartlepool Mail
One of the most profitable events in the history of Hartlepool & District Hospice saw £43,000 raised last month.

Judge refuses mother’s plea to treat terminally-ill son, saying he should be allowed to die

The Telegraph
Medics can stop treating a terminally ill 18-year-old despite his parents’ wishes, a judge has ruled.

Our digital lives mean memories and life online can continue even after death

The Conversation
Online posts will still be visible for many years to come, outliving the events that inspired them – and even those who posted them.

Alzheimer’s £30m research collaboration begins

BBC News
A new network of £30m research centres is being launched to spearhead the search for an Alzheimer’s cure.

Shock toll of 5-minute care visits

Daily Mail
Care visits for thousands of frail pensioners are being rationed to just five minutes, according to the Daily Mail.

Palliative care –  an appropriate response to childhood cancer

ehospice International children’s edition
ICPCN calls on health authorities around the world to recognise the importance of palliative care as an appropriate response to the diagnosis of cancer in children.

The HIV journey: Have we learnt from and celebrated the legacy of our heroes?

ehospice Africa
The decision by the President Bush administration and the then constituted PEPFAR team to fund and support the role out of antiretroviral medications in Africa in 2003 was such a great initiative that has had a monumental impact in Africa and globally.

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