Daily news roundup – 19 September 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Naomi House patron wins award

Winchester Today
Naomi House & Jacksplace patron, Alastair Stewart OBE, received the Charity Champion Award at the prestigious Third Sector awards last week.

Work starts on building new state of the art hospice for Glasgow

Glasgow Evening Times
Work has begun on building the new, state-of-the-art Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice.

Patient has dying wish fulfilled to be ‘surrounded by pups’

ITV News
Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice in Farnham welcomed three furry pups into its ward to help a terminally-ill woman complete her bucket list.

Sobell House series: how music therapy can make memories as much as it evokes them

Oxford Mail
Music therapy is among the creative art sessions offered at Sobell, providing patients with the chance to make their own song or listen to old favourites.

Thanet Pilgrims Hospice boss Cate Russell reveals action plan after CQC criticism

Kent Online
A hospice criticised by inspectors for not protecting its staff from bullying has revealed how it plans to get back on track.

Dying cancer patients receiving pain relief ‘too late’

Nursing Times [registration required]
Many terminal cancer patients in the UK are not getting adequate pain relief early enough, according to researchers from Yorkshire.

In a new short documentary, Netflix takes on death

Netflix’s new short Extremis, shot entirely in an intensive care unit at Highland Hospital in Oakland, California, centres on Dr Jessica Zitter, a palliative care specialist who leads a team in helping terminal patients prepare to die.

Making positive change in palliative care: EUPCA/EAPC launches Leadership Award

EAPC blog
Gerrit Frerich and Heather Graham from the European Academy of Palliative Care Coordinating Office explain the importance of a new leadership award.

Going the extra mile to cater to people’s needs and wishes

Marie Curie blog
Ian Bussingham, head chef at the Marie Curie Hospice, Bradford, tries to create memorable experiences for people cared for at the hospice.

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