Daily News Roundup – 16 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

MPs question compassionate nursing in end of life care

Nursing Times [registration required] End of life experts have reinforced the importance of values-based recruitment for student nurses to ensure they deliver care in a compassionate way, but claimed this quality can later be “destroyed” in the workplace.

University up for Nursing Times award

Malvern Gazette
A joint project set up by the University of Worcester and St Richard’s Hospice has been nominated for a Nursing Times award.

Renowned Claire House Children’s Hospice rated ‘outstanding’ by care watchdogs

Wirral Globe
The Care Quality Commission gave the hospice its highest possible rating after an unannounced inspection in June.

Hospice in the High Peak to help dying spend last days at home

Buxton Advertiser
Blythe House Hospice is rolling out a two-year pilot scheme to allow seriously-ill patients to spend the last days of their lives at home.

Bolton Hospice opens new cancer support centre

This Is Lancashire
A new cancer support service centre has been opened at Bolton Hospice. The Macmillan Cancer Information and Support service is up and running at Giles House on Chorley New Road.

A young mother’s story about her final days in the Loros Hospice: ‘It’s not just about dying’

Leicester Mercury
Lizzy Strong died at Loros Hospice on 13 August. Before she died, Lizzy told of her Loros experience and how the hospice helped her come to terms with having a terminal illness.

St Joseph’s Hospice, Hackney “a place of light and life”

Jesuits in Britain
As MPs last Friday overwhelmingly rejected right-to-die legislation, Wouter Blesgraaf SJ, a Dutch Jesuit scholastic who volunteers at St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney gives his personal point of view.

From across ehospice editions:

Knowing how to live until the end

My father’s final words

Hospice of the Western Reserve and HMC Hospice of Medina County announce completion of merger