Daily News Roundup – 21 January 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Worcester’s The Hive encourages people to talk about end of life care

Worcester News
An event at Worcester’s Hive is aiming to encourage people to talk about end of life care. The Palliative Care Event has been organised with the University of Worcester’s Centre for Palliative Care Research, which is run in partnership with St Richard’s Hospice.

Forget Me Not Childrens Hospice to stay closed for several more days after fire

Huddersfield Daily Examiner
Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice is still unable to re-open – eight days after a fire. The Brackenhall hospice was forced to shut after the fire on January 13 and will not re-open until next week at the earliest.

Children’s Hospice receives £100k donation

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian
Haven House Children’s Hospice said it is “overwhelmed” by the £100,000 donation it received from a charitable foundation.

How to help a young person through grief

Marie Curie blog
When you lose someone close to you, it can be an overwhelming and potentially traumatic experience, writes Ann Scanlon, children and young persons counsellor at the West Midlands Marie Curie Hospice.

Teenage classical singers to release charity single for Corby’s Lakelands Hospice

Northamptonshire Telegraph
Two teenage classical singers are to release a single next month to raise vital funds for Corby’s Lakelands Hospice.

Strictly star to host Sussex hospice charity concert

Eastbourne Herald
A charity concert which will be raising money to support Sussex hospices is to be hosted by BBC presenter and Strictly Come Dancing star Katie Derham.

From across ehospice editions:

National Health Officials must speak out on palliative care and pain management at WHO Executive Board meeting

HCA Hospice Care appoints new CEO and Medical Director

Villa Indigo provides respite care for seriously sick children in Brussels

Small community achieves inspiring new hospice-in-the-home service

Building work to begin on hospice in Waterford