Daily News Roundup – 18 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

New role to support ward staff on dying patients’ wishes

Nursing Times
A new senior nurse role has been created at Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust to focus on training nursing staff about end of life care.

Social media and palliative medicine: An opportunity for community and professional engagement

EAPC blog
Dr Amara Nwosu, from the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool and University of Liverpool, talks about the use of Twitter in end of life care.

St Clare Hospice to build new office and storage facility to meet demand for services

Harlow Star
St Clare Hospice has been given the go-ahead to build a new office and storage facility on its Hastingwood site to cope with the rapid growth in the services it provides and a 300% increase in the number of people receiving care.

Education, education, education

Marie Curie blog
Following the release of the Triggers for Palliative Care report, and in light of the recent draft NICE guidelines on care of the dying in England, Professor Bill Noble, medical director at Marie Curie, talks about the necessity for more training.

From across ehospice editions:

‘Dance is Me!’ Siblings’ project with dance experts

Needing to stay on the job – even toward the end of life

Hospital sanctuary shortlisted for award

Meet Joyce Peter: The shining light of St Francis Hospice