Daily News Roundup – 19 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Duchess of Cambridge a dab hand at pottery skills on visit to Emma Bridgewater factory

The Telegraph
Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge, visted the Emma Bridgewater factor to help launch a new range of mugs which will raise money for East Anglia Children’s Hospices.

Essex Children’s Hospice shortlisted for top architecture prize

Architects Datafile
Loughton-based Clear Architects has been shortlisted for the RICS East of England Awards 2015 in the Community Benefit category for its building the Haven House Holistic Care Centre.

Identifying patients with sensory impairment within a hospice setting

EAPC blog
Dr Jalila Ibrahim, a second-year GP specialist trainee at St Ann’s Hospice and Stockport NHS Trust on her research into supporting patients with sensory impairment.

Olivia Stanca’s parents agree to withdraw life support for one-year-old

The Guardian
The parents of a one-year-old girl have agreed to the withdrawal of her life support after a long battle to save her life ended up in the high court.

A 10% jump in recorded dementia since introduction of ‘cash for diagnosis’ scheme

The total number of patients on GP lists with a diagnosis of dementia has jumped by 10.3% since the temporary £55-per-diagnosis incentive scheme was rolled out to GP practices in September last year.

Why it’s time to see social care as an economic generator, not a financial drain

The Guardian – social care network
Care and support is worth £20 billion a year and creates a million jobs – so why is it seen as a second class industry?

Palliative care leaders speak at World Innovation Summit for Health in Qatar

ehospice International
This week palliative care leaders were making their voices heard at the second World Innovation Summit for Health (WISH) in Qatar.

MJHS Institute for Palliative Care in New York and the Centre for Palliative Care in Prague sign memorandum of understanding

ehospice International

On 16 February directors of the MJHS Institute for Palliative Care in New York and the Centre for Palliative Care in Prague signed a memorandum of understanding to share knowledge to advance palliative care in their respective countries.

A start made on Queensland’s first children’s hospice

ehospice Australia
Work began this week in Brisbane on Queensland’s only children’s hospice with the Prime Minister Tony Abbott turning the first sod to mark a start on construction.

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