Daily news roundup – 18 April 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Massive donation to support Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice

Nuneaton News
Staff at Zoe’s Place baby hospice were left “utterly speechless” after receiving a donation of £50,000 from a Global Radio appeal – ‘Make Some Noise’.

St Giles Hospice nurse’s lymphoedema group wins national award

Uttoxeter Advertiser
A group part-founded by St Giles Hospice lymphoedema clinic nurse consultant Helen Young, has been handed a national accolade for its work.

Elaine C Smith visits Marie Curie Hospice and reveals the origins of ‘pure dead brilliant’

Evening Times
Actress and comedy entertainer Elaine C Smith met people living with a terminal illness and their families who attend day therapy at the Marie Curie Hospice, Glasgow on Friday.

Family of tragic Whitefield woman thanks Bury Hospice for their compassion

Bury Times
The mother of Sarah Taylor, who died in February aged 28, has spoken out in praise of staff and volunteers at Bury Hospice, thanking them for allowing Sarah to die with dignity and without pain.

Parkinson’s disease: ‘Many patients hide symptoms’

BBC News
Parkinson’s UK is concerned that too many people are struggling alone with their diagnosis, affecting emotional health.

Why we should speak about advance care planning

End of life studies blog
Blog by Jacqueline Kandsberger who, as part of her PhD, is exploring the uptake and success of advance care planning in the Scottish region of Dumfries and Galloway.

The week after my wife’s death

The Guardian
In his first column, Adam Golightly recalls standing in the eye of a storm – between telling his children their mother had died and arranging the funeral.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: New national plan for palliative care in France

International children’s edition: #CPCDialog discusses children’s palliative care at an international level

Kenya edition: I will be there…

USA edition: April 16 is National Healthcare Decisions Day

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