Daily News Roundup – 19 January 2016

Categories: In The Media.

How the research we fund makes a difference

Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie chief executive Dr Jane Collins announces the launch of the charity’s first research impact report, which aims to showcase how its investment in palliative and end of life care research is helping improve care for people living with a terminal illness throughout the UK.

Planned hospice in Great Yarmouth is ‘out of the starting blocks’

Norwich Evening News
The outline of the inpatient unit, day care unit and reception area are clearly marked in new aerial photos released by the East Coast Hospice, and the access road, car park, and drop off point have been gravelled; ready for patients and visitors to park for free when using the facilities.

‘We know we can provide our city with something to be proud of’, says hospice chief

Cambridge News
Now that 2016 has begun we are able to talk about our new hospice as ‘opening this year’, writes Arthur Rank Hospice chief executive, Lynn Morgan.

Marie Curie Argyll and Bute ‘Delivering Choice’ programme marks success of first two years

For Argyll
The Argyll and Bute Delivering Choice Programme is an integrated partnership which has brought together NHS, Local Authority and third sector partners to develop and deliver high quality, person-centred palliative and end of life care services.

Hospice of the Valleys’ day centre in Ebbw Vale celebrates its first anniversary

Wales Online
Hospice of the Valleys are preparing to celebrate the first anniversary of their new day centre.

Hospice chaplain leaving after 10 years to help refugees in Calais

North Devon Journal
After 10 years in the job the chaplain at North Devon Hospice is leaving to “relieve the burden on others” caring for refugees in Calais.

From across ehospice editions:

Photography exhibition showcasing the lives of children with cancer

First Essentials of Palliative Care training by Ganga Prem Hospice held in Uttarakhand

How Uganda came to earn high marks for quality of death