Daily news roundup – 17 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Winner tells of thrill to design hospice garden

Oxfordshire Guardian
A Didcot gardener has won a competition to design a garden for Oxford hospice charity Helen and Douglas House.

Hospice move will help them help others

The Enquirer
The retail arm of St Francis Hospice has a new head office that will help it reach out to help more people.

Super Dad who cares for terminally ill daughter surprised on live TV

ITV News
A father-of-three who gave up work to care for his terminally ill daughter was left stunned after being surprised on national television after Keech Hospice Care, who support the family, got in touch with Good Morning Britain.

Stourbridge nurse and hospice volunteer Jean Fletcher tells of shock at receiving British Empire Medal in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Stourbridge News
Retired nurse Jean Fletcher has spoken of her shock at receiving the British Empire Medal in the Queens Birthday Honours list for her services to nursing and to Mary Stevens Hospice.

LGBT community not confident they are receiving the same end of life care as others says new report

Bexley Times
Erith and Thamesmead MP Teresa Pearce pledged to support Marie Curie in calling for high quality palliative and end of life care for lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

Pubs, cinemas and chickens: five things you wouldn’t expect in a care home

The Guardian
Modern care homes are challenging stereotypes, and are much more likely to come equipped with all sorts of facilities – from pubs to cinemas – to help make residents feel more at home and encourage positive interaction between residents, staff and visitors.

From across the ehospice editions:

International children’s edition: Music therapy brings relief to children with cancer

Kenya edition: Passion and hard work: Gatundu level 4 hospital’s new dawn

USA edition: Spiritual care fellowship in palliative care introduced