Daily News Roundup – 22 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

National Lottery Stars 2015

BBC
Strathcarron Hospice receives an award on National Lottery Stars: its hospice at home service was voted amongst the UK’s favourite lottery-funded projects.

Marie Curie challenges care inequalities

Third Force News
A major charity will urge the Scottish Parliament to put a clearly defined plan in place to make sure everyone who needs palliative care will have access to it by 2020.

Children’s Hospice South West to offer siblings weekend away

North Devon Journal
Children’s Hospice South West will be offering a group of teenage siblings the chance to spend a weekend at Skern Lodge near Bideford. The charity’s annual Teenage Sibling Weekend sees the brothers and sisters of children with life-limiting conditions enjoy a weekend of action-packed activities.

Weekly palliative care day clinic forced to suspend services due to staff sickness

Wales Online
About 23 patients will be affected by the short-term suspension of Y Rhosyn and are being offered care through alternative arrangements

Loros volunteer: ‘I feel very grateful for the wonderful people I’ve met’

Leicester Mercury
Volunteers play a key role in the running of Loros, whether they are on site, helping out in its shops, or lending a hand at an event.

Employees complete Hadrian’s Hike for Hospice UK

Charity Today
Over 150 employees from Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks have successfully taken on an ancient Roman frontier to raise over £100,000 for Hospice UK.

WI wins fight to give cakes to Cynthia Spencer Hospice in Northampton after EU ban

Northampton Chronicle

A campaign to allow WI members to supply cakes to Cynthia Spencer Hospice in Northampton after they were stopped by EU legislation has been successful.

Olympic gold medallist and former European boxing champion Audley Harrison MBE is a knockout hit with children and staff during Rainbows Hospice visit

Melton Times
Olympic gold medallist and former European boxing champion Audley Harrison MBE was a huge hit when he recently visited Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

From across ehospice editions:

Alzheimer’s Disease International calls on WHO to adopt resolution on dementia

Hospice care team visit palliative care projects in Kenya

The value of nursing certification