Daily News Roundup – 23 November 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Nightingale House Hospice unveils plans for £3m extension

Daily Post
The Wrexham hospice wants to build a unit to provide a new family bereavement centre, gym and additional beds.

Sir Stuart Etherington ‘very concerned’ over rumoured cuts to the Big Lottery Fund

Third Sector
The NCVO chief executive has told the government that cuts to lottery funding could effectively ‘close the door to new applications’ from the sector.

Proceeds of crime go towards rebuilding fire-ravaged hospice

ITV News
Hastings Police have donated £350 from the proceeds of crime to a St Michael’s Hospice in Sussex which was badly damaged in an arson attack in July.

Living in fear of the final years

Kirkintilloch Herald
Over one third of north east Scots over the age of 50 are not confident they will get the care they need toward the end of their life, according to a new survey.

Children and young people need more palliative care in Scotland

PATCH Scotland
A new report recommends that more children and young people with life-limiting conditions in Scotland, should have input from palliative care services.

Bury pubs brew up a festive treat for charity with hospice ale

East Anglian Daily Times
A specially-brewed Christmas ale has been created by Bury craft brewers Brewshed to raise funds for St Nicholas Hospice Care.

Weybridge teenager helps raise £3.7m through Children in Need ‘Rickshaw Challenge’

Get Surrey
George was selected for the challenge following his involvement with Tommy D, a bereavement project from the Woking & Sam Beare Hospices, funded by BBC Children in Need.

From across ehospice editions:

World Health Organization seeks medical officer in palliative care

Inter-university degree to improve childhood cancer treatment in Africa

10 minutes with Tatiana Slezak

Palliative care provides comfort and hope