Daily News Roundup – 19 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Marie Curie to end home nursing service for dying patients in Sheffield

The Star

Marie Curie is to stop providing home nursing services to dying patients in Sheffield following planned changes to NHS funding.

Park opens in memory of Rebekah

Carrick Times

A Carrickfergus schoolgirl has been remembered with the opening of the new playground at the Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

Assisted suicide law backed

Herald Scotland

Three-quarters of responses to a consultation on the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill backed the proposed legislation, the My Life, My Death, My Choice campaign group have said.

Review of dementia care funding urged

HSJ (subscription needed)

Wide variations in NHS funding for the continuing care of people with dementia have been uncovered.

NHS regulator seeks nurse managers to become inspectors

Nursing Times

The Care Quality Commission offering two-year secondments for band 7 nurses working in the NHS to join its team of hospital inspectors.

Why death is so important in young adult fiction

The Guardian

Should adults be concerned about how much death appears in teen books? Not at all, argues YA author Rupert Wallis, in fact, they could learn a lot about life and death by reading them too.

A letter to … the strangers on that Friday train

The Guardian

A letter from an anonymous passenger thanking fellow passengers and train staff for their compassion.

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