Yorkshire Evening Post
Christine Talbot, co-presenter on ITV Calendar’s news programme, cricketer Ryan Sidebottom and Mike Heaton, drummer in Embrace, have become the first official ambassadors for Martin House Hospice.
Michael Ellis MP, who is taking part in Strictly Northampton to raise money for Cynthia Spencer Hospice, has received a huge boost to his fundraising efforts from Lord Saatchi.
South Wales Evening Post
In Swansea from the 30 October until the 2 November, the new “elephant in the room” event aims to stimulate awareness and encourage discussion around the subject of death and dying.
The Aberdeen Press and Journal
A special event is taking place in Inverness to encourage people to find out all they ever wanted to know about dying – but were afraid to ask.
Feature article on books which aim to help parents talk to small children about death.
BBC News Scotland
Care Not Killing (CNK) has launched an online petition calling on MSPs to reject a bill that would allow people to obtain help in ending their life.
Marie Curie blog
This weekend, Radio 4′s Sunday programme, which looks at the week’s religious and ethical news, featured a report on end of life care and the experience of those from Black and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities.
Family doctors in England are to be paid £55 every time they diagnose a case of dementia, NHS England has said.