Daily News Roundup – 17 February 2016

Categories: In The Media.

New images of Glasgow’s Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice unveiled

Glasgow Evening Times
After 18 months of fundraising work is scheduled to start on the new Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice in June.

Crunch meeting for children’s hospice which is 18 months behind schedule and £300,000 in debt

Manchester Evening News
A rescue plan is being drawn up for a children’s hospice which is 18 months behind schedule and £300,000 in debt.

How can end of life care be improved?

Nursing Times
This isn’t a rhetorical question – Ann Lee, CEO of St Maragret’s hospice, is looking to put ideas into action. Here’s how you can get involved.

The personal path to a career in fundraising

UK Fundraising
Jacki Pigford, community fundraiser at Willow Burn Hospice in Lancaster, became involved in fundraising after her grandmother spent a week at the hospice.

£5m investment for Flint health centre rubber-stamped

Daily Post North Wales
Plans to build a new multi-million pound health centre in Flint have finally been given the green light. The board’s chairman Dr Peter Higson also announced they would now be looking at how to provide intermediate and end of life care close to the new health centre.

Death now has no dominion – but it should; it is part of life

The Guardian
As our longevity increases, we are starting to see death as something to be controlled and rebuffed, not as a collective sorrow to be shared.

“It’s not just looking after the patient but the whole family”

Marie Curie blog
Mary Reilly has been a Marie Curie Nurse for 22 years and says that it’s “a privilege to be involved in people’s lives and to be there at the end.”

From across ehospice editions:

Doctors encouraged to proactively manage end of life care

International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person