Daily News Roundup – 22 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Jane’s story

BBC Radio Lincolnshire
Jane Parsons on the The Butterfly Hospice in Boston which she helped to set up and is now preparing to use herself.

1.8 million people are living with cancer and another long term condition

Macmillan Cancer Support
Macmillan Cancer Support says those living with cancer and another long term condition are more likely to have practical, personal and emotional needs than others with the disease.

Healthcare experts accuse NHS of ‘fiddling figures’ to meet performance targets

The Independent
Many NHS hospitals appear to be “gaming” the system to meet performance targets, in some cases changing the way they care for patients or deliberately “fiddling figures”, leading healthcare experts have said.

Computers are stolen in cruel raid at city hospice

Evening Times
Callous thieves have broken into the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice and stolen computers used by patients.

Barrow AFC launch shirt partnership with St Mary’s Hospice

North West Evening Mail
Barrow AFC have joined forces with St Mary’s Hospice – and the Ulverston-based charity’s name will be displayed on the front of the Bluebirds’ first-team shirts next season.

From across ehospice editions:

The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance welcomes new board member, Dr Mohammad Bushnaq from Jordan

Official launch of the ICPCN Now Campaign to take place in Taipei

Helping primary carers cope as loved ones move on

Howard Sachs: The Struggle to Accept