Daily news roundup – 21 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Rowcroft Hospice boss Giles Charnaud makes ‘heartfelt decision’ to stand down

Torquay Herald Express
The boss of Torquay’s Rowcroft Hospice is to step aside ‘after heartfelt consideration’ at the end of this summer, having led the hospice for the past 14 years.

Arthur Rank Hospice unveils ‘Team Arthur’ video at EY quiz

Cambridge News
Team Arthur, a new fundraising and awareness campaign created by local video agency Somersault on behalf of The Arthur Rank Hospice, has had its first screening.

Celebrities help launch storytime CD for hospice

Lancashire Evening Post
The Derian Dreams Bedtime Story Collection, featuring a range of funny and silly stories donated by children’s authors, has been released by Derian House as part of a campaign to raise money to fund respite care.

Marie Curie appoints digital advisory board

Civil Society
Marie Curie has appointed a digital advisory board to help it build on the successes of its digital transformation programme.

Namaste – combining compassionate nursing care with meaningful activity for people with advanced dementia

EAPC blog
Inspired by experiences from the US, St Christopher’s Hospice set up a research study to look at the effect of the Namaste Care programme on the quality of life for people with dementia in care homes.

The truth about childhood bereavement

BMA blog
Sir Al Aynsley-Green, president of the BMA, writes about the impact of bereavement on children and the need for better support.

Fundraising regulation: Three things I’ve learnt

Together for Short Lives blog
Stephen Ballantyne, director of fundraising at Together for Short Lives, writes about changes in the way that fundraising is to be regulated.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Palliative care workers and volunteers demonstrate “true pallium” in India

South Africa edition: “The years working for hospice have been the best years of my life” – Trevor Wiblin

USA edition: National Healthcare Decisions Day teams up with The Conversation Project

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