Daily news roundup – 17 May 2016

Categories: In The Media.

St Richard’s Hospice community nursing team in action on new film

Evesham Journal
St Richard’s Hospice has launched a new film about the care and support offered to patients and families by the community nursing team.

Matchroom Sport founder Barry Hearn becomes patron of Saint Francis Hospice

Romford Recorder
Sports promoter Barry Hearn says it is an “honour” to become a patron of Saint Francis Hospice.

Leeds hospice searching for volunteer to help revamp event

Yorkshire Evening Post
Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice is rebranding one of its popular walks and is searching for someone to help create an entirely new event.

Plan to train NHS nurses to cover for doctors sparks alarm

The Guardian
A report by the Nuffield Trust, commissioned by NHS Employers, recommends giving extra training to nurses and other support staff to give them “advance practice roles” or “physician associate” status.

Gardens and gardening – the best medicine?

Marie Curie blog
People from the Marie Curie Hospice, West Midlands, share why they think gardens and gardening are important to them and the people they support.

Adults can help children cope with death by understanding how they process it

The Conversation
This article is the second in a series on ‘coping with mortality’, which looks at fear of death across the ages and how to cope with the dying process.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Quality of death in African countries highlighted in the media

International children’s edition: Death – an important conversation to have

South Africa edition: Journey of hope

USA edition: House passes opioids bills