Daily News Roundup – 24 November 2015

Categories: In The Media.

The value of creative flair in hospice care

Huffington Post
At first glance many people may not readily associate creativity, or indeed the arts, with end of life care, writes Hospice UK’s director of policy and advocacy Jonathan Ellis.

The Sun on Sunday launches Santa Hospice Appeal

The Sun on Sunday
Coronation start Tina O’Brien has launched the Sun on Sunday’s Santa Hospice Appeal which will raise money to help buy presents for children in 7 UK hospices this Christmas.

St Margaret’s Hospice launches ‘Fit for Future’ website

Western Gazette
St Margaret’s Hospice has launched its ‘Fit for future’ website and is calling on the public to help improve its services.

Celebrity Big Brother star ‘moved’ by visit to children’s hospice

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian
Celebrity Big Brother star Casey Batchelor said she was “moved” by the experience after visiting Haven House Children’s Hospice this weekend.

“Terminally ill deserve high quality care and support”

Barry Today
The Leader of the Welsh Conservatives, Andrew RT Davies AM, has added his voice to a Marie Curie campaign calling for the right of everyone to have palliative care when they need it.

Creating a place to talk about death: Death Cafe London

Pallimed
Lizzy Miles and Jon Underwood reflect on the growth of the Death Cafe movement over the past four years and the current crowdfunding share offer to establish a physical café space in London, known as Death Cafe London.

From across ehospice editions:

Abstract submission now open for the 5th International African Palliative Care Conference

Swazi patient in palliative care gets to write his exams

Giving birth to the Gatundu pain control initiative

Using theater to reach the community