Daily News Roundup – 21 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice marks a decade of caring for young adults

Oxford Mail

Over the past decade, Douglas House has helped hundreds of people aged 16 to 35 who live with life-shortening conditions.

New centre taking shape at Mary Ann Evans Hospice

Nuneaton News

The structure that will become the Mary Ann Evans Hospice’s Bereavement Centre is continuing to grow and is expected to be up and running in May or June of this year.

Charity rebrand Q&A: Shooting Star Chase

Civil Society

Just over two years after the merger of children’s hospices Shooting Star and CHASE, the charity has undergone a rebrand featuring multiple logos and backed by celebrities.

Grieving parents start Vickie’s Wish campaign

The Shuttle

A cancer victim’s parents have started a nationwide petition calling for terminally-ill patients to have the right to choose whether they hear bad news or not.

New Fife service offers tailored care and support, at the right place and time

Marie Curie blog

Diana Hekerem, Divisional Business and Service Development Manager for Scotland, writes about the new service Marie Curie have been been developing with NHS Fife to help provide people with tailored care and support at home.

UK Childhood Cancer Awareness month to change to worldwide date

Civil Society

A coalition of UK charities which work with children and young people with cancer have decided to move Childhood Cancer Awareness month to September, to bring it it line with the rest of the world.

Future of the health service: the era of community care has arrived

The Guardian

Quality for patients at home or in the community is becoming a reality, but success depends on investment in staff and services, writes Nigel Edwards, senior fellow at The King’s Fund.

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