Daily News Roundup – 17 December 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Boost research and funding to stop seriously ill children suffering needlessly, urge experts at Great Ormond Street

Evening Standard
A dedicated team at the hospital are making huge strides in palliative care. But they need more cash to continue their vital work, Anna Davis reports.

Campaign started to award fundraising champion an MBE

Stoke Sentinel
Fundraising legend Barry Bailey could be set for royal recognition – after 17 years of rattling collection tins for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Hampshire stars spread festive cheer

Southern Daily Echo
Organised by the club’s official charity, Hampshire Cricket in the Community, six Hants players took time out of their busy winter schedule to visit Southampton General Hospital and Naomi House Hospice in Winchester.

Cwmbran mum cherishes Precious Moments with son in Ty Hafan children’s hospice campaign

South Wales Argus
The festive period is a special time for most families, but for one Cwmbran mum it is a reminder of the importance of making the most of every moment. Ceri Smith explains that her Ellis battled cancer as a baby and has been in remission for the last five years.

Laughing at cancer: Humorous metaphors online

EAPC blog
Zsófia Demjén, Sheila Payne and Elena Semino, members of the Metaphor in End of Life Care (MELC) project at Lancaster University in the UK, write for EAPC about their work.

Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra visited St Christopher’s Hospice, in Lawrie Park Road, Sydenham

News Shopper
A Sydenham hospice gave a very royal welcome to a special Christmas visitor. Her Royal Highness Princess Alexandra visited St Christopher’s Hospice, in Lawrie Park Road, last Thursday.

We round up further reaction to the publication of yesterday’s NICE guideline for end of life care:

From across ehospice editions:

14 bed hospice in Mayo gets the green light

Calls for palliative care be prioritised as part of new Global Goals

Hospice policy: A year in review

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