Daily News Roundup – 22 December 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Text Santa has raised £5,503,065 so far!

Together for Short Lives
Children’s hospice services across the UK will benefit from funds raised by the Text Santa appeal for Together for Short Lives, one of the six national Text Santa charities for 2014.

Christmas at a children’s hospice: adding life to days when days cannot be added to life

The Independent
Feature on Demelza Children’s Hospice in Sittingbourne, Kent.

Man who helped launch Wrexham’s Nightingale House Hospice has retired after 22 years

Daily Post
Mervyn Phillips CBE is standing down after more than two decades overseeing Nightingale House Hospice in Wrexham.

Penarth woman elected as new Chair of Ty Hafan children’s hospice

Penarth Times
Ty Hafan children’s hospice has elected Maria Timon Samra its new chairperson. Maria has been a Ty Hafan trustee since February.

Joan Collins brings Christmas cheer to families at a charity breakfast

ITV News
Hollywood legend Joan Collins OBE brought some Christmas cheer to families supported by children’s hospice Shooting Star Chase at an exclusive breakfast at Selfridges in Oxford Street.

Peter Andre gives children’s hospice hut £18k makeover

East London and West Essex Guardian Series
Peter Andre and his team from ITV programme 60 Minute Makeover transformed the ‘buddy hut’ at Haven House Hospice in Woodford Green

Tamworth people urged by St Giles Hospice to support bereaved friends this Christmas

Tamworth Herald
Tamworth residents are being called on by leading local charity St Giles Hospice to offer support to those who have lost a loved one.

A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…

“A seed for the future development of palliative care in Malawi” – interview with EMMS partner, Dr Cornelius Huwa

ehospice International
Dr Cornelius Huwa is the medical director of the Palliative Care Support Trust. He works with EMMS International to deliver the Sunday’s Child Appeal to improve palliative care in Malawi. ehospice caught up with Dr Huwa to talk about palliative care, his own career in the field and the Sunday’s Child Appeal.

New study shows benefits of home-based palliative care

ehospice USA
Research published in the Journal of Palliative Medicine finds that home-based palliative care programs may achieve cost savings while helping provide care across the continuum.

Have you read the latest articles from the UK edition of ehospice?