Daily News Roundup – 25 March 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice nurses need support to get care right for a dying person

The Guardian – healthcare network
Blog by Marie Cooper, senior nurse and practice development lead at Hospice UK, highlighting new guidance for hospices on working with their staff and volunteers to become more resilient.

Acorns Children’s Hospice marks 10 years in Worcester

Worcester News
This month Acorns Children’s Hospice celebrates ten years providing care at its hospice in Worcester.

Reflecting on how it all started for Arthur Rank Hospice in Cambridge

Cambridge News
Chief executive of Arthur Rank Hospice, Lynn Morgan, on the charity’s plans for a new facility in Cambridge.

Stourbridge hospice nominated for design award

Stourbridge News
Mary Stevens Hospice’s new £1 million unit has been nominated for a design award by the Royal Institute of British Architects.

New care plan for end of life patients in North Lincolnshire launched

Doncaster Free Press
A conference for local health professionals including doctors, nurses and GPs will see the launch of a new approach to caring for dying people.

NHS Improving Quality expected to close

HSJ [Registration required]
NHS Improving Quality is expected to be substantially cut back and could well be abolished under proposals being considered by a national review of the health service’s improvement organisations.

Big Lottery Fund promises simpler grant applications in new strategic framework

Civil Society
The Big Lottery Fund has promised to simplify and shorten applications and to try to move away from a top-down approach in its strategic framework for the six years up to 2021.

From across ehospice editions:

Cristi’s campaign for Copaceni – establishing a children’s hospice in Romania

Commencement of home based palliative care service in Colombo and Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka

TB Infection Control in hospices

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