Daily News Roundup – 19 October 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Seven Songs for a Long Life

BBC iPlayer
For anyone who missed screenings of the film during Hospice Care Week – or wants to watch again – Seven Songs for a Long Life is available to watch on BBC iPlayer until 14 November.

St Francis Hospice installs new telephone network with lottery funding

Brentwood Gazette
A huge grant has helped fund a new telephone support network that will reduce loneliness and isolation among people with life-limiting illnesses.

‘I feel she was here for a reason’ – Mother of brave Beatrice shares special photo for bus campaign to support EACH appeal

Eastern Daily Press
Beatrice was less than three months old when she died in February 2014, after being diagnosed with a very rare heart condition. Now her mother Leigh Smith has decided to share one of their most precious moments together with thousands of commuters as part of a new poster campaign.

Look at us now! Staff at Acorns Children’s Hospice recreate photo taken ten years ago to celebrate anniversary

Worcester News
Tony Blair was Prime Minister, Jamie Oliver was fighting against serving turkey twizzlers in school and Prince Charles married Camilla, but 2005 was also a very important year for Acorns Children’s Hospice too.

Equipping those who work in end of life care

Milton Keynes Citizen
Rennie Grove Hospice Care communications officer Gemma Baxter looks forward to the charity’s annual conference.

Hospice patients to receive a week’s worth of meals from Bedford supermarket

Bedford Today
A Bedford supermarket has donated a week’s worth of meals for every patient at a local hospice. Sue Ryder St John’s received the special donation from Morrisons to celebrate this year’s Hospice Care Week.

From across ehospice editions:

Invisible lives, invisible deaths: the hidden burden of Parkinson’s

Palliative care at a crossroads?

Alert issued over potential contamination of chemotherapy drug

Hospice volunteers honored for outstanding service