Daily News Roundup – 25 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Free courses in Norfolk and Suffolk for unpaid carers providing end of life support

EDP24
Unpaid carers from across Norfolk and Suffolk are being invited to sign up for a free course to help them meet the challenges of caring for someone as they reach the end of their life.

Double donations for Ulverston Hospice in #giveme5 campagin

North West Evening Mail
For every £5 that is pledged to St Mary’s Hospice today, Localgiving’s #GiveMe5 will match it.

Death café: food for thought

St Joseph’s Hospice blog
‘Food for thought’, ‘enlightening’, ‘great to be part of the discussion’ were just some of the comments from over 50 people who attended a recent death café at St Joseph’s Hospice.

International team visits Hospice Ethiopia

ehospice International
International palliative care experts visited Hospice Ethiopia last month to take part in teaching and to advise the organisation on marshalling their resources to survive the loss of a major funder.

Media and palliative care – the work of the Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa

ehospice International
The Open Society Initiative for Eastern Africa’s key goal is to: “amplify the voices of Eastern Africans to call for accountability from their governments”. ehospice caught up with Emmanuel Kamonyo, health rights program officer, to ask what this means for palliative care.

WHPCA joins the International Drug Policy Consortium

ehospice International
The Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance is now officially a network member of the International Drug Policy Consortium.

HIV response is failing teens across southern Africa

ehospice International children’s edition
Despite being among the worst affected by the epidemic, children and young people remain at the margins of the world’s response to HIV and AIDS, according to a multi-country study in southern Africa.