Daily news roundup – 17 August 2016

Categories: In The Media.

New hospice trustee to strengthen links with Muslim community

East London and West Essex Guardian Series
Haven House Children’s Hospice has appointed Mohamed Omer its newest trustee after his “invaluable” work supporting Muslim children with life-limiting illnesses.

Hospice appeal nears finishing line thanks to the people of Glasgow

Evening Times
After four years of fabulous fundraising, the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice is hoping Glasgow will get behind its final push for cash to build a brand new, state-of-the-art home.

Sea of forget-me-nots blooms under the spire for the St Richard’s Hospice Celebration Garden

Worcester News
The sea of 1,000 handcrafted forget-me-not clusters turned the grass around St Andrew’s Spire in Worcester from green to blue in support of St Richard’s Hospice as part of Worcester Festival.

How can care homes ensure a good death for residents?

The Guardian – social care network
Research reveals that care home staff, healthcare professionals, residents and their families may not always agree on end of life care.

Postcode lottery for dementia care highlights wider issues

Marie Curie blog
People with dementia are experiencing a ‘postcode lottery’ when it comes to accessing care and being able to die in their own homes.

Palliative care and neurology: Big steps forward

EAPC blog
Professor David Oliver, University of Kent and EAPC board member, describes two major developments to enhance awareness of palliative care for neurological patients.

What to do about work when you’re grieving

netdoctor
What can the employer and employee do to make the situation that little bit easier?