Daily News Roundup – 25 November 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Llanrug boy who captured hearts in Ty Gobaith TV series loses his fight for life

Daily Post

The parents of Elis Wynne Griffiths, who featured in an S4C series about Tŷ Gobaith Children’s Hospice, have paid a moving and poignant tribute to him and the care he received.

Grieving Belfast family launch Northern Ireland Hospice appeal

Belfast Telegraph

In a heartrending interview, widower Adam explains why he and daughters Ava and Amelia are launching the annual Northern Ireland Hospice appeal.

Sutton Scotney hospice Naomi House and Jacksplace to mark major milestone of multi-million refurbishment

Hampshire Chronicle

To mark a special phase in the hospice’s construction, appeal patron Alastair Stewart OBE will join Naomi Cornelius-Reid – after whom the hospice is named – to place a ceremonial tile on the new roof.

Palliative care can provide a better death – and even a longer life

The Guardian (blog)

“Despite death being our only shared destiny, there is an amazing amount of misinformation about what medicine can achieve at the end of life,” writes Glasgow GP and author Margaret McCartney.

Join our Twitter chat on 5 December

Marie Curie blog

The next @mariecurieeolc Twitter chat will take place on Friday 5 December at noon.

Review after child grave items taken to landfill

BBC News

A bid is being made for a law to protect tributes on children’s graves after a bitter dispute between grieving parents and a Welsh council.

Lonely elderly flood Silver Line helpline with calls

BBC News

In its first year, a free 24-hour UK helpline for the elderly has been inundated with calls about loneliness.