Daily News Roundup – 17 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

£1.6m urgently needed to finish new hospice build

Northern Ireland Hospice is calling for urgent support to help fund the completion of a new state-of-the-art adult hospice in Belfast.

St Oswald’s Hospice announces 10 year plan as it celebrates its 30th birthday

Chronicle Live
As it approaches its 30th birthday St Oswald’s Hospice, based in Gosforth, Newcastle, has revealed its vision for the future.

Community fundraising is where my heart is

Institute of Fundraising blog
Former community fundraiser at St Catherine’s Hospice, Victoria Lawrence, shares her experiences of working in fundraising.

North London Hospice promises to phase out Workfare volunteers following protest

Hendon & Finchley Times
North London Hospice has vowed to end its use of Workfare volunteers after a protest outside one of their shops.

Bottling the smell of dead people won’t capture their essence

The Guardian
A company promises to provide ‘olfactory comfort’ by making a perfume from the distilled scent of our dearly departed. Katie Puckrick asks: could it catch on?

From across ehospice editions:

Breakthrough for pain treatment in Mexico

Countdown to the Cardiff conference has begun

Surveying access to pain relief in Mozambique

Cannabis allowed for terminally ill adults

Call for large-scale, transformative research projects

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