Daily News Roundup – 20 May 2015

Categories: In The Media.

All healthcare professionals must be trained in palliative care

The Guadrian
Jane Collins, CEO of Marie Curie, calls on the government to make training a priority so that everyone working in health or social care knows how to care for, and communicate with, people who are terminally ill.

Church of England launches resource on death and dying

Anglican Communion News Service
The Church of England is launching a new national resource to help churches get people talking about death and dying.

Belfast Charitable Society pledges £250,000 to NI Hospice 

Belfast Live
Belfast Charitable Society, Northern Ireland’s oldest charitable foundation, has awarded a capital grant of £100,000 to help Northern Ireland Hospice build a new state-of-the-art hospice, as part of a three-year partnership with the charity.

A new education department is an important part of the new Cambridge hospice, says CEO Lynn Morgan

Cambridge News
“An important part of our new hospice will be a state of the art education department which will accommodate up to 100 participants,” writes Lynn Morgan.

St Michael’s Hospice VE Day celebrations

Hastings Observer
People who are supported by St Michael’s Hospice Day Services joined together to celebrate the 70th anniversary of VE Day on Friday 8 May.

Hospice creates precious moments

Barry And District News
Cleopatra, Bill and Ted and the Mario Brothers were just some of the characters who made an appearance at Ty Hafan’s Children’s Hospice Week party last week.

From across ehospice editions:

Palliative care project starts in Mauritania, West Africa

Pope Francis gives his Blessing to the ICPCN NOW Campaign

Engaging scribes in efforts to advance palliative care reporting

Family carers who provide palliative and end of life care need to be supported

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