Daily News Roundup – 23 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Lords help us: end of life provision falls short of supporting the dying

Health Services Journal
The Palliative Care Bill addresses many of the issues that need to be tackled if end of life care is to be improved to benefit patients and families, says medical director at Sue Ryder, John Hughes.

Lord Farmer: improving palliative care

Politics Home
Ahead of his question in parliament today, Conservative peer Lord Farmer stresses the urgent need to raise standards of a palliative care system that is neither ‘effective or responsive’

A false choice: assisted dying vs palliative care

Politics Home
In response to Lord Farmer’s article on palliative care, CEO of Diginity in Dying Sarah Wootton says it’s a false choice between assisted dying and palliative care – dying people are best served by both.

Hospice will still need funds

Cayman 27
Marathon man Derek Haines may have crossed the finish line on his fundraising efforts, but he says there’s still plenty of work to be done for Cayman Hospice Care.

Sue Ryder Nettlebed Hospice joins #Hellomynameis campaign

Henley Herald
Sue Ryder Nettlebed Hospice is delighted to be officially supporting Dr Kate Granger’s #hellomynameis campaign, which encourages all healthcare workers to introduce themselves by name to their patients.

From across ehospice editions:

Surviving an earthquake on Everest

Targeting the improvement of end of life nursing care in Kenya

Global Partners in Care welcomes new partner organisations