Daily News Roundup – 21 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

New video promotes the work of the Foyle Hospice

Derry Journal

The Foyle Hospice has just released a new video promoting the work they do.

A place for spiritual contemplation

Halifax Courier

Overgate Hospice has announced the completion of two brand new garden spaces.

Work on new KissyPuppy playground to start at Earl Mountbatten Hospice

On the Wight

The creation of a brand new children’s play area at Earl Mountbatten Hospice has taken a big step forward with the signing of the contract to build the facility.

St Ann’s Hospice nurse Freda to step down after 37 years

Manchester Evening News

Freda Conti has spent 37 years working for St Ann’s Hospice in Little Hulton, joining the nursing staff at the hospice just 18 months after it opened.

Fairer funding for hospices would benefit patients and the NHS

Huffington Post

Article by Jonathan Ellis, Director of Policy and Advocacy at Help the Hospices, on cuts to statutory funding for hospices.

Help us support more people online

Sue Ryder blog

Sue Ryder is looking at how to support bereaved people online and are requesting help from anyone who has lost someone close to them in the last year or so.

The ‘suicide tourists’: 126 Brits opt for assisted death in Switzerland since 2008

The Independent

British people are the second biggest group of “suicide tourists”, according to a new study, which shows that the number of people travelling to assisted dying clinics in Switzerland has doubled in three years.

The Alpha Mail; why the press release continues to stand the test of time

nfpSynergy blog

In a survey of journalist by nfpSynergy, 59% said they preferred the traditional press release to campaign videos, interview clips or other interactive content.

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