Daily News Roundup – 19 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice garden given Alan Titchmarsh makeover is ‘fantastic’

ITV News
Staff at Keech Hospice in Luton say a garden given a makeover by Alan Titchmarsh has become treasured by patients and visitors.

Pioneering scheme teaches patients at Bradford hospice how to paint with inspiring results

Bradford Telegraph & Argus
Patients at Bradford’s Marie Curie hospice have the opportunity to attend weekly art therapy classes run by tutor Steve Davies.

“When you walk through the door you can leave everything behind”

Marie Curie blog
Marjorie Gibbard first came to the Marie Curie hospice in Cardiff as a day patient in 2006 and was discharged in 2010, but the cancer came back so she has been coming again since 2012.

Liz Kendall pledges to vote for Assisted Dying Bill

Herald Scotland
Labour leadership candidate Liz Kendall will support moves to legalise assisted dying in Britain.

Bishop of Bristol urges resistance to assisted dying

Western Daily Press
The Bishop of Bristol, the Rt Rev Mike Hill has hit back at calls by a former Archbishop of Canterbury to allow assisted suicide.

Cost of public cremation rises by a third

BBC News
The average cost of a cremation at a public crematorium has risen by a third since 2010.

From across ehospice editions:

Call for abstracts issued for the 2nd ICPCN conference in Argentina

Wanting every nurse to be a palliative care nurse

Journalist recognised for driving awareness of lung cancer

Key research examining rural hospice in the US