Daily News Roundup – 25 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Lord Farmer: Evidence for physician-assisted suicide ‘is far from reassuring’

Politics Home
Commenting on Dignity in Dying’s response to his debate on palliative care, Lord Farmer says a change to the law on assisted suicide could put pressure on patients who fear being a burden.

Hospice calls for fairer media representation

Lancashire Telegraph
Derian House is calling for fairer representation of hospices in the media, following comments made on the BBC programmes Eastenders and Casualty.

‘We’re not dingy!’ Hospice in the Weald hits out at portrayal in soaps

Kent & Sussex Courier
Hospice in the Weald has blasted soaps over the way they portray Britain’s hospices as dark and dingy places.

Ty Bryngwyn: Remarkable Llanelli hospice that relies on generosity of the public

Llanelli Star
It’s cared for hundreds of people over the years yet it is remarkable to think that Ty Bryngwyn Hospice relies entirely on the generosity of the public to survive.

Charity Shield clash between Crusaders and Glentoran will benefit NI Hospice

Belfast Live
Danske Bank Premiership champions Crusaders and Irish Cup winners Glentoran will raise the curtain on the new season when they clash in the NI Hospice Charity Shield on 1 August.

Tree of Life to take root in grounds of Rotherham Hospice

South Yorkshire Times
A ‘Tree of Life’ is to take root in the grounds of Rotherham Hospice – thanks to the generosity of a sculptor and local firms.

From across ehospice editions:

Lawyers in Eastern Europe roll up their sleeves for palliative care

Germany launches first ever 24 hour helpline for families of life-limited children

Hospice assists children in time of grief

Making it Real: Creating a successful hospice training environment

Understanding the role of community spirit in place of palliative care in Cameroon

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