Daily News Roundup – 25 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

St Giles Hospice in Sutton Coldfield praised for high standards of patient care by health regulator the Care Quality Commission

Sutton Coldfield Observer

St Giles Hospice has been commended on its standards across four core areas following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) back in January.

Nuneaton’s Mary Ann Evans Hospice celebrating its 20th anniversary

Coventry Telegraph

A service which offers round-the-clock care for terminally ill people in Nuneaton has marked its 20th anniversary.

Bristol actor Jack Ashton returns home to visit local hospice

Western Daily Press

Call the Midwife star Jack Ashton has returned to his hometown to pay a special visit to Bristol’s only adult hospice where he met patients, carers and specialists.

Children’s hospice director of care Jayne Saunders is cleared of professional misconduct

Wales Online

Four charges against the director of care at Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice were found not proven by a misconduct panel.

Free access to the on-line Palliative Care Formulary renewed for NHS Scotland


NHS Education for Scotland has subscribed to the on-line Palliative Care Formulary (PCF) for a second year.

“Our work validates Neil’s life”

Dying Matters

Q&A with Dying Matters and National Council for Palliative Care champion Tony Bonser on why he and wife Dorothy campaign for better end of life care.

Twitter chats engage debate around end of life services

Marie Curie blog

Since the start of the year, Marie Curie and the Health Service Journal (HSJ) have run three Twitter chats to raise awareness of our end of life care services.

U-turn over human rights protection for home care

The Guardian

People receiving state-funded care in their own homes will now be given additional protection by the Human Rights Act.

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