Daily News Roundup – 2 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Annette Brooke MP writes…Choice at the end of life is vital – free social care can make that happen

Liberal Democrat Voice

Son challenges Belgian law after mother’s ‘mercy killing’

The Telegraph

Tom Mortier, whose mother was killed by lethal injection at her own request due to depression in a Brussels hospital in April 2012, takes landmark euthanasia case to European Court of Human Rights

Terminally ill doctor Kate Granger’s ‘my name is’ campaign wins support

BBC News Health

A campaign by a terminally ill doctor to encourage healthcare staff to introduce themselves to patients is being supported by more than 90 NHS organisations.

End of life care research grants open for application

ehospice UK

The National Institute for Health Research’s Health Technology Assessment Programme is seeking proposals for clinical and applied health research into end of life care.

Hospices in England must publicly display CQC ratings from April

ehospice UK

From April all health and social care providers in England will have to display their rating from the Care Quality Commission in their premises and on their website.

Tracking the blogosphere

ehospice International

This new regular feature from ehospice tracks the thoughts and ideas of people writing about hospice and palliative care and related issues.

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