Daily News Roundup – 19 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Funding boost for Butterwick Children’s Hospice in Stockton will transform lives

The Northern Echo

Butterwick House Children’s Hospice at Stockton has been awarded a £77,610 grant from Children in Need which will go towards providing care at its new extension for teenagers.

HIV and Aids hospice Waverley Care marks 25 years

Edinburgh Evening News

When Waverley Care was set up in 1989 it largely provided end of life care to dying patients. Today it responds to those with HIV in an altogether different way.

Hospice opens up new rehab room

Pontefract and Castleford Express

A new rehabilitation room has opened at Pontefract’s Prince of Wales Hospice.

Why the relationship between Marie Curie and the NHS is so important

Marie Curie blog

Every time a new patient is referred to a Marie Curie Nurse or hospices, it happens because the NHS has signed a contract with the charity, writes Paul Harniess, Head of Commissioning.

Teaching about death is an important life lesson for students

The Guardian

Death, dying and bereavement is an extremely difficult subject to deal with socially. But primary and secondary schools shouldn’t shy away from teaching it, says teacher Andrew Jones.

GPs should control community services, report says


GPs should take responsibility for out of hospital community services for patients under their registered lists, according to a report by the King’s Fund.

Sixty per cent of public do not believe legacy giving is important

Third Sector

Six in 10 people do not believe it is important to leave donations to charity in their wills, according to a new survey on legacy giving.

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