Daily news roundup – 19 April 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Bride shaves her head at her wedding in touching show of support for her terminally ill groom

Daily Mail
Joan and Craig Lyons brought their wedding forward and turned it into a fundraising event, raising money for Macmillan Cancer Support, Zoé’s Place Hospice and Woodlands Hospice, after Craig was diagnosed with terminal pancreatic cancer.

Strange array of items donated to Lindsey Lodge Hospice shops

Charity Today
A size nine pair of kinky boots, dog poo and knitted underwear are just some of the bizarre donated items that staff and volunteers at Lindsey Lodge Hospice shops have been unwilling to display in their windows.

Michelin-starred Island chef to cook at Earl Mountbatten Hospice

On the Wight
Patients, families and visitors to Earl Mountbatten Hospice are in for a culinary treat on 28 April, thanks to renowned Island chef and winner of the Isle of Wight’s first Michelin star, Robert Thompson.

Why joint commissioning is vital for families who don’t have time to waste

Practice Business
James Cooper, public affairs and policy manager at Together for Short Lives, explains why getting joint commissioning right is vital for families who don’t have time to waste.

Using social media to support bereaved parents

EAPC blog
Nicole Monteville Culas, president of The Child Without Name – Parents in Grief, explains how they are using social media to support bereaved parents and raise awareness of perinatal bereavement in France.

From across the ehospice editions:

Ireland edition: Children’s palliative care: building bridges – home, hospital and hospice

South Africa edition: More than just a hospice, it’s a home

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