Daily news roundup – 16 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Hand crafted flowers to be clustered around St Andrew’s Spire in Worcester

Worcester News
St Richard’s Hospice plans to transform the area with 1,000 forget-me-not clusters, to help raise money to fund its services.

Children enjoy trip of a lifetime

Echo
Seven children being cared for at Little Havens Hospice got to meet Mickey, Minnie and a host of other characters during a week-long visit to Disneyland Paris.

Anita Dobson helps reveal new £200k makeover at Florence Nightingale Hospice

Get Bucks
The Florence Nightingale Hospice officially revealed its new-look day hospice on Tuesday at a ceremony attended by the charity’s patron, actress Anita Dobson.

Star Wars actor John Boyega makes dreams come true at Eltham hospice

This is Local London
The Bafta-winning star from Peckham, who appeared alongside Harrison Ford in The Force Awakens, visited Demelza Hospice Care.

Palliative care is not just for those who are dying

The BMJ
Ana Todorovic reflects on the things that helped her when facing the death of her unborn daughter Nadia.

Let’s bust some myths about death and funerals

The Gazette
Rosie Inman-Cook, manager of the Natural Death Centre, outlines some of the options available for planning a loved one’s funeral.

Dementia damaged Ron’s emotions. Then I took him chocolate shopping

The Guardian
“As a Dementia Friend I gave Ron’s wife weekly respite and something even more precious: I helped him rediscover his ability to show her affection.”

From across the ehospice editions:

Ireland edition: Care of terminally ill mother inspires new poetry collection

South Africa edition: Meet Verah Lackay