Daily News Roundup – 16 February 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Fire-hit St Leonards hospice launches £1m rebuild appeal

BBC News
A £1 million appeal to rebuild a hospice which was hit by fire last year has begun. Most of St Michael’s Hospice in St Leonards has remained closed since the fire, which was treated by Sussex Police as arson.

Windsor hospice rated highly by patients’ families

Royal Borough Observer
A specialist survey has rated Thames Hospice as well above average in its sector. The results of the FAMCARE audit 2015 came from a survey sent to families whose loved ones died at specialist palliative care services in England between June and August 2015.

Myths and facts about opioids and pain relief

Marie Curie blog
Some people are reluctant to use an opioid to relieve their pain as they’re concerned about the adverse effects from using it. Dr Clare Rayment provides the answers to three questions people often ask when she prescribes opioids for their pain.

Hope House: Tell us what hospice has meant to you

Shropshire Star
Over the years, many hundreds of local people have taken Hope House to their hearts. And we would love to share some of your stories.

Inverness Caley Thistle fans have a chance to own a piece of club

Inverness Courier
Former Inverness Caley Thistle chairman David Sutherland believes ordinary fans should get the chance to buy into the club after an anonymous donor gifted shares to the Highland Hospice.

From across ehospice editions:

Implementing a nurse leadership fellowship in palliative care in Uganda

ICPCN collaborate with Childhood Cancer International for International Childhood Cancer Day

10 minutes with Anne May

Research to focus on health inequalities in childhood cancer