Daily News Roundup – 25 February 2016

Categories: In The Media.

St Luke’s Hospice uses tablet computers to help patients at home

The Star
A Sheffield hospice is taking part in an international project which aims to provide better end-of-life care to patients in their homes.

Welwyn Garden City’s Isabel Hospice set to move inpatient care off site

Welwyn Hatfield Times
Isabel Hospice will have to move its inpatient care off site for six months if new housing gets the thumbs up.

Stark Stories – an intern’s blog by Helen Stark

St Columba’s Hospice blog
I joined the Hospice’s fundraising team in January 2016 as a fundraising assistant and already I have been soaked to the bone on the side of a hill, helped to organise the official opening of a shop, and learnt a lot about the realities of event management at a charity, writes Helen Stark.

Bidder not ruled out of Staffordshire cancer care job

Express & Star
Plans to privatise NHS cancer services in Staffordshire will continue despite one of the leading bidders pulling out of a separate contract in Leicester four years early.

Gresford ‘death cafe’ helps people discuss end of life

BBC News
A “death cafe” has attracted people from around north Wales to discuss issues surrounding the end of life.

From ‘death talks’ to advance care planning?

EAPC blog
In the past couple of months, a newly coined term, ‘death talks’, with the dramatic underlying theme “Doctors must learn to take away patients’ hope” has been up for vigorous debate in the Danish media.

From across ehospice editions:

Nominations now open for the 2016 International Health Workforce Awards

The BUMBLEance – Donegal’s unique children’s ambulance

RTÉ’s health special highlights challenges to ensure dignity at end of life

HPCA in full support of #OrangeDay

NHPCO president and CEO to retire at end of 2016

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