Daily News Roundup – 25 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Plymouth hospice to launch crisis team

Plymouth Herald

St Luke’s Hospice is to launch a new crisis nursing team with the aim of seeing an extra 300 patients at home each year.

Top design award for Eastbourne’s hospice

Eastbourne Herald

St Wilfrid’s Hospice has won a prestigious award from the Sussex Heritage Trust for its new building.

Hospice lottery goes hi-tech

Cheshire Today

Lottery players supporting East Cheshire Hospice now have the chance to play online after a major upgrade to the competition’s technology.

St Luke’s £775,000 day hospice in Basildon opened by Scott Robinson

Echo News

A new £775,000 day hospice at St Luke’s Hospice, Basildon, has been opened by ex-boyband singer Scott Robinson and Chief Executive Eileen Marshall.

Cicely Saunders, the 1960s and the USA

End of life studies blog

Article about Cicely Saunders and her visits to America during the 60s which “yielded a huge amount in terms of knowledge, insight and collaboration.” 

‘Encouraging’ increase in trainee district nurses

Nursing Times

There has been a dramatic rise in the number of district nursing students after years of decline, according to latest figures.

Culture, Media and Sport Committee launches inquiry into society lotteries

Civil Society

The Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee has launched an inquiry into society lotteries that will include looking into relaxing restrictions on the market.

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