Daily News Roundup – 16 March 2015

Categories: In The Media.

All the best: hospice boss Heather Weir’s favourite things

Belfast Telegraph
Interview with Heather Weir, new chief executive of the Northern Ireland Hospice.

Sp-egg-tacular Easter fundraiser for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice

Spalding Today
A 7ft by 5ft Easter egg is being made to raise money for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice.

Open evening set for Zoe’s Place baby hospice

Nuneaton News
Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice, on the outskirts of Bedworth, is holding an open evening to celebrate the news that it will soon be open all day, every day.

Social care proposals: ‘Make your death a good one’

BBC News
Diana Stephenson’s father was able to die at home, as he wished, thanks to assistance from Marie Curie and local social care.

Forever young: nobody wants to insure themselves against the cost of end of life care

The Economist
The government had hoped that recent reforms would stimulate an insurance market for end of life care, but this is not happening.

GPs to get ‘quicker and easier’ access to patient information under data-sharing deal

GPs will be able to access patient information from other practices, community and secondary care more easily after a data-sharing agreement was signed this week between the two leading GP IT system manufacturers.

Not a one-man show: Ndola, Zambia

ehospice Africa
Mackuline Atieno on a recent visit to Ndola Central Hospital, which highlights the importance of collaboration for successful palliative care delivery.

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