Daily News Roundup – 24 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Generosity makes hospice possible

Carmarthen Journal

The generosity of Carmarthenshire people has been praised by the Health Minister, at the opening the new Ty Cymorth Hospice for specialist palliative care at Glangwili Hospital, Carmarthen last month.

Launch of book telling stories of families who used Children’s Hospice in Fremington

North Devon Journal

Families who have lost children through life-limiting diseases, and who were supported by Children’s Hospice South West, have celebrated the launch of a book telling their stories.

St Giles Hospice seeking four new trustees to help drive charity forward

Tamworth Herald

St Giles Hospice are seeking volunteers who can “deliver the highest possible care” as they look for new trustees to help steer the charity forward.

Way to go: when will you die, how, and with what support?

The Conversation

Article by Katherine Sleeman, Clinical Lecturer in Palliative Medicine at King’s College London, on palliative care and the importance of providing palliative care in parallel with, rather than in series with, other medical care.

Hospices call on NHS to offer more choice on where patients die

Nursing Times

Article on Help the Hospices new project, launched yesterday, to reduce the number of people dying unnecessarily in hospital.

Guidance aims to help nurses talk to vulnerable hospital patients

Nursing Times

New guidance has been launched to support acute hospital staff in caring for vulnerable patients who are in emotional crisis on top of their physical health needs.

Innovation is urgent and important

Civil Society

The world is changing ever more rapidly, making innovation in fundraising a must, writes Lucy Gower.

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