Daily News Roundup – 2 October 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Shakespeare Hospice hub will provide a safe haven

Stratford Herald

The Young People’s Hub at The Shakespeare Hospice has opened. It provides a welcoming environment and was created to house the hospice’s growing Young People’s Services for bereaved children, young carers and young people with life-limiting illnesses.

Hospice to offer help to patients at home

The Scarborough News

Saint Catherine’s Hospice in Scarborough is launching an innovative new project to bring hospice services into the homes to patients and their families.

Susie Long Hospice Fund set to open six palliative care beds in Kilkenny

The Journal

Six state-of-the-art palliative care beds are to be opened in St Luke’s Hospital General Hospital in Kilkenny.

Death is life’s finale and should not be cut short

The Guardian – comment

“The law means assisted dying is not an option, but I don’t want to be helpless and dependent on others,” writes Carol Lee.

Online learning for all involved in care

The Scotsman

The Open University in Scotland (OUiS) has developed a free online course which examines the history, meanings, implementation and impact of The Social Care (Self Directed Support) Scotland Act 2013.

London is still at the bottom of NHS cancer league table

BBC News

Too many cancer patients in London are not getting the care they deserve, according to a survey by Macmillan Cancer Care.

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