Daily News Roundup – 24 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

St Leonards hospice may take year to reopen after fire

BBC News
St Michael’s Hospice in St Leonards which was damaged by a fire, in which two people died, may take up to a year to reopen.

Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice to open 24/7 from October

Coventry Telegraph
Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice will open its doors seven days a week from October, after hitting its £1 million fundraising target.

Assisted dying leaves vulnerable at risk, warns alliance of doctors

Daily Telegraph
Allowing doctors to help terminally ill people to take their own lives would ‘devalue the most vulnerable’ in society, a group of physicians has warned.

Hospital chaplaincy service goes from strength to strength

Lancaster Guardian
A chaplaincy service which tackles difficult issues including end of life matters at the Royal Lancaster Infirmary has grown in just 18 months from one part-time chaplain to nearly three full-time chaplains with more than 40 chaplaincy volunteers.

Work on hospice development progressing well

Darlington & Stockton Times
Work to transform St Teresa’s Hospice, in Darlington is well underway, with the new inpatient unit expected to be completed in February.

Tamworth brain tumour sufferer praises St Giles’ Day Hospice Service for support and help

Tamworth Herald
St Giles Hospice has been a beacon of light during some dark days for Richard Law, helping him to retain a positive outlook – and even spread a little happiness and hope to other people going through a similar situation.

More than £15,000 donated to hospice in memory of Mitsubishi Motors UK’s Danny Wellsteed

Mitsubishi Motors
More than £15,000 has been raised for Prospect Hospice, which looked after a popular member of staff from the Cirencester headquarters of Mitsubishi Motors UK, who passed away aged just 47.

From across ehospice editions:

Hidden lives of children suffering from malnutrition in Malawi

Five ways to use music at the end of life

Irish musician opens conversation on grief with release of moving video

Can health care be cured of racial bias?

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