Daily News Roundup – 23 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

We need to tackle access to end of life care for people aged 85 and over

Marie Curie blog
In its recent report on Equity in the Provision of Palliative Care in the UK, the London School of Economics shows that people over the age of 85 receive proportionately less specialist palliative care than people from other age groups.

Strathcarron Hospice is given glowing report card following inspection

Falkirk Herald
Strathcarron Hospice has been given a glowing report following an unannounced inspection by Healthcare Improvement Scotland.

Manorlands hospice must find extra £200,000 for running costs

Bradford Telegraph & Argus
Sue Ryder’s Manorlands hospice will have to find an extra £200,000 this year to meet its running costs, it has been revealed.

Election 2015: Lib Dems promise £150m carers’ support

BBC News
The Liberal Democrats will launch a disability manifesto on Thursday pledging a £150m support package for carers.

Hospice patron role for Sir Tony

Witney Gazette
Former MP Sir Tony Baldry is to become a patron of Katharine House Hospice.

Hospice mosaic is heading for the record books

Loughborough Echo
A team of more than 40 volunteers have helped Rainbows Hospice in its attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the biggest postcard mosaic.

From across ehospice editions:

European Association for Palliative Care CEO, Dr Julie Ling, joins Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance board

Palliative care becoming the norm in Japan

Dying to talk – talking about dying won’t kill you

A true story of inspiration

Learning more about hospice gardens

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