Daily news roundup – 21 October 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Durham hospice picks up national award

The Northern Echo
Last month, the HR team at St Cuthbert’s Hospice were awarded a Charity Times Award.

Charity shop set up inside refitted shipping container to raise funds for end of life care services

Eastern Daily Press
Priscilla Bacon Hospice has set up a ‘box shop’ in Norwich in a stripped and refitted shipping container.

New ‘Swan Rooms’ to officially open at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital

Shropshire Live
Two rooms which will provide privacy and dignity for patients at the end of their life have been officially opened at the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

Dying at Home

BBC Radio 4 – Inside Health
Dr Nour Ghazal from Lancaster tells Dr Mark Porter what they’ve done to ensure their patients have a say in how and where they would like to die and Inside Health’s Dr Margaret McCartney describes how important it is to broach that most difficult of subjects.

How charity shops can prevent re-offending

Sue Ryder blog
As a large charity, Sue Ryder touches the lives of many people through its 450 shops and, in this case, work with offenders and prisons.

This is the end: undertaking a journey to beat the fear of death

The Guardian – book review
Music journalist Casey Jarman’s book ‘Death: an oral history’ features interviews with denizens of ‘death cafes’, a ‘psychedelic hospice’ and death row wardens.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Palliative care advocates respond to WHO’s omission of palliative care from Draft Global Action Plan on Public Health Response to Dementia 2017-2025

International children’s edition: ICPCN introduces new e-learning course on perinatal palliative care

Ireland edition: Sparing advance heart failure patients from “futile shocks”

Canada edition: #HPCMonth: “I know what I want to ask. I just don’t know how to ask it.”

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