Daily News Roundup – 17 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Couple who lost baby girl supporting Woodford Green hospice where she died

Ilford Recorder

A couple who lost their baby girl before her first birthday have funded another child’s care at Haven House Children’s Hospice.

Maldon hospice to reopen after floods forced it to close eight months ago

Maldon Standard

Farleigh Hospice’s building in Heybridge has reopened eight months after it was severely flooded in August.

92 year old daredevil to officially re-open Forest Holme Hospice

Blackmore Vale Magazine

Forest Holme Hospice in Poole is to be officially re-opened by a truly remarkable member of the local community.

Mum could no longer speak, but Marie Curie helped her communicate with us

Marie Curie blog

In this post Katy recalls the many ways the hospice made things better for her mother, who had advanced throat cancer, including helping her communicate with her family.

NHS patients face charges for walking sticks, crutches and braces

The Independent

Patients could be charged for walking sticks, crutches, neck braces and other equipment, according to plans drawn up for an NHS body.

Life expectancy gap between rich and poor shrinks in the UK

Financial Times

The life expectancy gap between the wealthiest and poorest areas of the UK has shrunk, official data on Wednesday show, amid signs that the longevity of men, in particular, is improving.

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