Daily News Roundup – 23 June 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Breathtaking class helps cancer patients breath

Barking and Dagenham Post

As part of the 30for30 appeal to help Saint Francis Hospice, the Post finds out how the team gives patients the most fundamental support of all – help with breathing.

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice needs £20,000 to fund nursing position

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

The Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice has launched a ‘nurse appeal’ designed to raise £20,000 to fund a key nurse position.

CRUK’s Richard Taylor set to replace Mark Astarita as IoF chair

Civil Society

Richard Taylor, executive director of fundraising and marketing at Cancer Research UK, has been nominated the new chair-elect of the Institute of Fundraising.

Fears over future of St Francis Hospice in Brentwood are quashed

Brentwood gazette

Saint Francis Hospice’s key role in looking after end-of-life patients in Brentwood is to be safeguarded, just weeks after concerns the link could be cut.

Builders hand over keys to £600,000 St Luke’s Hospice


A new £600,000 extension to St Luke’s Hospice in Basildon will be ready to take patients from next month.

Joanna Lumley childhood garden in Epsom opens in aid of Princess Alice Hospice on Sunday

Epsom Guardian

Joanna Lumley’s childhood garden is being opened to the public in aid of Princess Alice Hospice. 

Northampton man: ‘I’m dying, but I have never been happier’

Northampton Chronicle

A Northampton man with terminal cancer said specialist nurses have inspired him to a new lease of life.

Lost in transition – why we need special palliative care for teenagers and young adults

EAPC blog

Dr Lorna Fraser, Anniversary Research Lecturer, Department of Health Sciences York, explains the background to a longer research article about transition services that has been selected as Editor’s Choice in the June edition of Palliative Medicine.

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