Daily News Roundup – 16 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

The new Arthur Rank Hospice is really starting to take shape, says chief executive Lynn Morgan

Cambridge News
After many months of frantic land preparation at the site of the new Arthur Rank hospice at Shelford Bottom, the outline of the new building is beginning to emerge.

St Luke’s welcome decision by planning committee for new hospice

Your Thurrock
St Luke’s Hospice welcomed the decision by Thurrock Council’s Planning Committee to grant permission for the development of a new Hospice and ‘enabling development’ to be located on land at Malgraves Farm on Lower Dunton Road.

Andy Murray’s ‘priceless’ gift to hospice in memory of Uckfield woman

Sussex Express
British tennis star Andy Murray and his wife Kim have launched a raffle for a unique piece of tennis memorabilia in aid of St Peter and St James Hospice.

290 forget-me-not wooden flowers planted in Queens Park to remember loved ones cared for at Bolton Hospice

The Bolton News
Special people were remembered at Bolton Hospice’s forget-me-not appeal. More than 200 hospice supporters attended the service at Queens Park to dedicate wooden ‘forget-me-nots’ in memory of relatives or close friends.

Dedicated hospice volunteer still offering warm reception after 20 years

Stoke Sentinel
For the last two decades Julie Rattos has been a familiar face behind Douglas Macmillan Hospice’s busy reception. Whether it’s helping direct relatives or providing a friendly welcome to people coming for the first time, dedicated Julie is on hand.

From across ehospice editions:

Palliative care Leadership Development Initiative curriculum now online

Funding to help Victorian children’s hospice buy its city home

5 life lessons learned from working in a hospice

Death is a constant companion through life – so why are we afraid of discussing it?

New hospice center experiences its own first

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