Daily News Roundup – 20 March 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice markets the healthy eating message in Durham

Durham Advertiser
To mark Nutrition Hydration Week, staff and volunteers from St Suthbert’s Hospice were in Durham Market Place on Thursday to offer shoppers healthy eating advice, including how to eat well for less.

St Nicholas Hospice memory tree to raise £100k

East Anglian Daily Times
A handcrafted metal tree where loved ones who have died can be remembered has been unveiled at St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Hospice chief pays tribute to tragic nurse

Staffordshire Newsletter
The chief executive of Katharine House Hospice has paid tribute to a nurse who took her own life.

Making the economic case for end of life care

Marie Curie blog
At Marie Curie’s research conference next week, Alastair Canaway from the University of Birmingham will be discussing his research into the cost effectiveness of end of life care.

Sikhism: wishes for care and treatment

Compassion in Dying
Sonia Dhillon discusses how My Life, My Decision can help ensure people’s religious beliefs for care and treatment are respected.

Practice nurses trained to treat cancer as chronic condition

Nursing Times [registration needed]
A scheme to train practice nurses in managing cancer as a long-term condition is likely to be rolled out across South West London, pending a positive feedback from a pilot scheme.

Closing the divide: the Harvard Global Equity Initiative – Lancet Commission on global access to pain control and palliative care

ehospice International
The Harvard Global Equity Initiative – Lancet Commission on global access to pain control and palliative care (GAPCPC) has been officially announced in The Lancet this month.

Anastassia’s story – hope and Hyperinsulinism

ehospice International children’s edition
A new Little Stars film out of Russia tells the story of Anastassia who was diagnosed with Hyperinsulinism when she was only two weeks old. It looks at how the palliative care team from the Russian Children’s Palliative Care Foundation support Anastassia and her family.

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