Daily News Roundup – 19 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Overcrowding and end of life care in need of improving at Gloucestershire’s hospitals

Gloucester Citizen
Services highlighted as “requiring improvement” across both Gloucestershire Royal and Cheltenham General Hospitals include medical care and end of life care.

St Helena Hospice celebrates 30th anniversary

Daily Gazette
Supporters of St Helena Hospice raised a toast and tucked into tea to celebrate its 30th anniversary.

Aristocrat who opened hospice has died at 74

The Argus
Lady Sarah Clutton, who became honorary president of St Barnabas House Hospice in Worthing in 1996 following the death of her mother Lavinia, Duchess of Norfolk, has died.

National Trust charges small hospice to use Minchinhampton and Rodborough Commons for sponsored walk

Western Daily Press
Longfield hospice charity has hit out at the National Trust after it announced plans to charge fundraisers hundreds of pounds to use public land for a sponsored walk.

Welcome to the death café: Where people go for a drink – and talk about dying

Death – a depressing inevitability that affects us all. Most avoid talking about it but, if you’d rather be fully informed, try a death café – where you can talk with strangers about the end of life. With tea and biscuits.

From across ehospice editions:

New network to address palliative care in Complex Humanitarian Emergencies

Kenya study findings show integrated palliative care improves outcomes for people on treatment for HIV

Canadian researcher creates scoring system for end of life care

Irish public asked to support Hospice Africa Uganda following major cut to funding

Connecticut Governor honoured

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