Daily News Roundup – 16 November 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hospitals begin to think more about palliative care

Herald Scotland
When Professor David Clark and his team at Glasgow University researched the prevalence of death among hospital patients, theirs was the first study of its kind in the world. It told us something many people may have realised on a subconscious level, but which is rarely stated: a key part of the business of hospitals is death.

The end business

David Pearl Blog
David Perarl reflects on the UK hospice sector – “an island of mischief in a sea of health bureaucracy” – following his after dinner speech at Hospice UK’s annual conference last week.

West Kent and East Sussex MPs back Cottage Hospice appeal

Kent & Sussex Courier
The region’s MPs have thrown their weight behind a campaign to raise cash for Hospice in the Weald to open a new ground-breaking “cottage hospice”.

Dedicated Ty Bryngwyn hospice nurse talks of ‘rewarding’ role

Llanelli Star
Sister Wendy Davies is a specialist staff member at Llanelli’s Ty Bryngwyn Hospice has said her role is “highly fulfilling”.

Plymouth woman who lost husband to prostate cancer thanks St Luke’s Hospice team for making it possible for him to die at home

Plymouth Herald
A Plymouth woman who lost her husband to prostate cancer last month has credited a St Luke’s Hospice team for making it possible for him to die at home.

Phil Taylor and David Seaman MBE raise cash for the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice

Staffordshire Newsletter
Sporting legends Phil Taylor and David Seaman MBE have teamed up with The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice to raise money to fund the charity’s counselling and support services.

Isabel Hospice says goodbye to volunteer after 24 years at Stortford charity shop

Herts & Essex Observer
Isabel Hospice has said goodbye to one of its longest-serving volunteers after she called time on a 24-year spell at the charity’s Bishop’s Stortford shop.

Photographs celebrate the ‘lifeblood’ of hospice

The Extra
A photography exhibition celebrating the people involved in the new Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice has been launched at the House for an Art Lover.

Three hospices were featured on BBC Children in Need over the weekend:
St Gemma’s Hospice
Robin House
Acorns Children’s Hospice

From across ehospice editions:

21st International Congress on Palliative Care – Call for abstracts

#LiveCompassion – Compassion, not only a word

Nikita, serving veterans in hospice

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