Daily News Roundup – 23 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

I’m 80 and I’m on the lookout for a millionaire

Liverpool Echo
Liverpool born Dr Anne Merriman who founded Hospice Africa Uganda more than 20 years ago says the organisation will close unless funding is found.

St Luke’s Hospice bosses ‘extremely proud’ after inspection praise

Plymouth Herald
Bosses at St Luke’s Hospice say they are proud of their staff after the Care Quality Commission praised the level of care given to dying patients at Derriford Hospital.

Friends set up Fire Fund

Hastings & St Leonards Observer
Local ladies Susie Twamley and Lisa Beattie have organised an online auction and set up a Facebook page to raise money for the St Michael’s Hospice Fire Fund.

Long service award for a kind businessman

Milngavie & Bearsden Herald
A generous businessman from Bearsden has received a Long Service Volunteer Award from Glasgow’s Marie Curie Hospice.

If doctors made decisions as ill-informed as Jeremy Hunt’s, people would die

The Guardian
Katya Certic, a paediatric registrar, comments on Jeremy Hunt’s speech last week, criticising the media’s portrayal of issues with the Liverpool care pathway.

From across ehospice editions:

Researchers call for integrated palliative care to address high proportion of hospitalised dying in Portugal

Decision Assist workshops go nationwide

No place like home?

Drop in service strengthens support for cancer sufferers

Global Partners in Care receives national award