Daily News Roundup – 16 October 2015

Categories: In The Media.

‘Five million thanks’ from Lincolnshire town’s hospice care team marks unit’s second birthday

Lincolnshire Echo
A ceremony organised by Lincolnshire’s St Barnabas Hospice at its Louth daycare unit marked the second anniversary of the launch of the new palliative care centre.

Tunbridge Wells’ Hospice in the Weald launches £1 million new building campaign

Kent & Sussex Courier
This week the Kent and Sussex Courier launches its campaign to help Hospice In The Weald build the country’s first ‘cottage hospice’.

Hospice to take on extra 500 children with life-limiting conditions a year by 2020

Yellow Advertiser
Haven House Children’s Hospice’s initiative ’Vision 2020 – The Best Possible Life’ is looking to increase the care it provides by the end of the decade.

New drive to highlight palliative care option

Londonderry Sentinel
A public information campaign to highlight the benefits of a palliative care approach, both in community and healthcare settings, has been launched in Northern Ireland.

St Helena Hospice volunteers thanked for years of dedicated service

Daily Gazette
A special day was held to thank volunteers at St Helena Hospice for all their hard work. More than 150 people who give up their time to provide help and support to the life limited.

Marge’s special recognition for hospice work

South London Press
Marge Butterworth, a volunteer at Greenwich & Bexley Community Hospice, has received a national award which recognises her contribution to the hospice over the past eight years.

I’ll always be haunted by a patient’s screams after I told her she would die

The Guardian
I felt like a failure the first time I had to deliver bad news, but have learnt from the experience as a doctor.

From across ehospice editions:

Purposeful discussion in Dublin on the World Health Assembly Palliative Care Resolution

Oral liquid morphine for children to be accessible across KZN, South Africa

Gentiva Hospice Evansville/Jasper wins veterans partner award