Daily News Roundup – 23 December 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice hopes to bring wildlife to new Hillington home

Lynn News
Managers of the Norfolk Hospice Tapping House’s new facility at Hillington are hoping to attract more than just patients to the site.

Longstanton fundraiser devises ‘Christmas gurn-off’ campaign in aid of Arthur Rank hospice

Cambridge News
A creative fundraiser from Longstanton has come up with a novel way to raise money for a Cambridge hospice by spearheading a ‘Christmas gurn off’ campaign.

Dancing Grannies open hospice orangery

Express and Star
The Black Country’s very own Dancing Grannies cut the ribbon to officially open Compton Hospice’s new orangery on Thursday.

What the Death and dying report tells us about end of life care in Wales

Marie Curie blog
How much of their last year of life does a person with a terminal illness spend in hospital? How might someone’s diagnosis affect their journey through hospital end of life care services?

I no longer feel abnormal for wanting to work with older people, not children

The Guardian
As a child, Natasha Wilson learned a lot from her older relatives, who became her inspiration for working in social care

Alternative Christmas Message 2014: Ebola survivor William Pooley to deliver speech

The Independent
British Ebola survivor William Pooley has been confirmed to deliver Channel 4’s Alternative Christmas Message this year.

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

New clinical placement guidelines support hospice and palliative care in Africa

ehospice USA
Global Partners in Care and the African Palliative Care Association have released new Clinical Placement Guidelines that will enhance and further assist African health systems including hospice and palliative care organisations.

Dr Liz Gwyther reports on the WHO Ad-hoc Technical Advisory Group meeting on palliative care and long term care

ehospice International
Dr Xavier Gomez-Batiste and colleagues from the WHO Collaborating Centre Catalan Institute of Oncology (WHOCC-ICO) and “la Caixa” Foundation hosted the first WHO Ad-hoc Technical Advisory Group meeting on palliative care and long term care on 10 and 11 December 2014.

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