Daily news roundup – 23 August 2016

Categories: In The Media.

In praise of the hospice: “How people die remains in the memory of those who live on”

The Telegraph
Journalist Judith Potts praises the care received by a family member at the Garden House Hospice, and the hospice sector as a whole.

Martlets Hospice sees biggest ever online donation as fans give thousands in memory of 28-year-old guitarist Tom Searle

The Argus
The hospice that cared for a much loved rock star has hailed the flood of online donations from his fans as the biggest they have ever seen.

Meaningful Moments project shares real life experiences of Hospice patients

On The Wight
The Earl Mountbatten Hospice has launched its ‘Meaningful Moments’ project, which aims to connect hospice shops with the extraordinary care given to patients and their families every day across the Isle of Wight.

Chip Shop Challenge to raise money for children’s hospice

View News
Julia’s House is encouraging Dorset chip shops to sign up to its Chip Shop Challenge and donate 5p for every bag of chips sold.

Antrim Area Hospital: Man says human rights ‘violated’ by DNR order

BBC News
A County Antrim man who was unaware that a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) order had been placed on his medical file has said he feels his human rights have been violated.

Seven day NHS pledge faces ‘staff shortages’

BBC News
A confidential review of government plans for a seven-day NHS in England has identified 13 risks, according to the Guardian and Channel 4 News.