Daily News Roundup – 18 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Major expansion planned at Sheffield’s St Luke’s Hospice

The Star
Sheffield’s St Luke’s Hospice is in discussions to acquire Clifford House, the property next to the hospice’s inpatient unit, to form a new ‘hub’ to accommodate an increase in its activities.

Politicians speak out against new hospice and homes plan for Horndon green belt

Braintree & Witham Times
Politicians this week slammed the choice of a green belt site for Thurrock’s first hospice, St Luke’s, alongside 50 new homes.

Derian bosses back ‘Not Dingy’ hospice campaign

Lancashire Evening Post
Bosses at Derian House Children’s Hospice have joined calls for fairer representation of hospices in the media, following comments made on BBC programmes.

Public backs ‘amazing’ Rowcroft Hospice in row with BBC

Torquay Herald Express
Supporters have leapt to the defence of Rowcroft in Torquay which has criticised the BBC for its portrayal of ‘grotty’ hospices in Eastenders and Casualty.

Palliative and end of life care in nursing

Nursing Times
Ibadete Fetahu reviews Jane Nicol and Brian Nyatanga’s new book ‘Palliative and end of life care in nursing’.

Grantham dad praises hospice for their support after son diagnosed with terminal illness

Grantham Target
A Grantham father has praised the work of a Rainbows Hospice for the support they provided since his son was diagnosed with a terminal illness.

Worcester cancer patient visited by horse

BBC News
Catriona Craig was visited at St Richard’s Hospice by 20-year-old Ed, a horse she has been riding “for a long time” in a trip organised by her husband David and Ed’s owner.

From across ehospice editions:

A new paradigm for public health: implementing a palliative care resolution

The journey to the first children’s hospice in Georgia

Death midwives a new alternative for end of life care

Story of compassion: a once in a lifetime double epiphany