Daily News Roundup – 20 October 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Donna Louise Hospice opens new vintage boutique in Newcastle

The Stoke Sentinel

Artwork by poorly youngsters will be sold at Donna Louise Hospice’s latest store.

Hospice was such a wonderful help, says widow

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald

Grateful Ruth Pitt will be first in line to volunteer at the new Prospect Hospice facility in Savernake Hospital after experiencing first hand the care the charity provides.

How Irish people want to die

The Irish Times

Ireland supposedly ‘does death well’. But a new survey suggests that it’s a modern taboo – and that end of life care in this country is far from perfect.

Lynda Bellingham: Tributes paid after actress dies at 66

BBC News

Actress Lynda Bellingham, who openly discussed her decision to stop her cancer treatment earlier this year, has died in husband’s arms.

How should we deal with death in the social media age?

The Guardian

Public displays of grief on Facebook and Twitter and through texts are increasingly common – and, perhaps, normal.

Sue Ryder visit parliament

Sue Ryder blog

On Wednesday afternoon Sue Ryder successfully hosted a Parliamentary Reception to launch its first ever public facing campaign ‘Dying doesn’t work 9 to 5’.

Exclusive: NHS nurses get two months’ pay for ebola volunteer work

Nursing Times

NHS nurses volunteering to help tackle ebola in West Africa will receive pay for up to two months while they are away, triple the usual period they would be eligible, due to the “exceptional” nature of the outbreak.

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