Daily News Roundup – 25 November 2015

Categories: In The Media.

‘We’re driving the way forward for palliative care’

The Leader
With the elderly population expected to double in 20 years, Nightingale House chief executive John Savage told Romilly Scragg how North Wales’ hospices are making plans for the future.

Ugandan prison guards learn elements of end of life care to take back to their jails

Yellow Advertiser
A group of Ugandan prison guards, in the UK to learn elements of end of life care they could transfer back to their jails, visited Fair Havens Hospice.

Special hospice playground re-opened by MP after £20k make-over

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian
A playground for ill children and their siblings at Haven House Hospice has been opened by MP Dame Angela Watkinson.

Professor Matthew Makin appointed as new medical director

Rochdale Online
The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, which runs Rochdale Infirmary, The Royal Oldham Hospital, North Manchester and Fairfield General Hospitals and a range of community services, has appointed a new medical director.

Stapenhill nursing home praised for humbling end of life care

Burton Mail
A bereaved son has paid tribute to a ‘brilliant’ care home, The Croft Nursing Home, which looked after his father in his final days.

Children’s Grief Awareness Week: “Never bottle things up.”

Saint Francis Hospice blog
Lily Nash’s mum, Claire, died only four months ago from breast cancer. Since then, Lily, aged 10, has been meeting with Esther Gwynne once a week for bereavement counselling. In Children’s Grief Awareness Week, Lily shares her story.

More than a run of the Mill cafe at St Catherine’s Hospice

Lancashire Evening Post
A welcoming community hub launched by St Catherine’s Hospice 12 months ago has flourished to become a hugely successful business venture, as Kay Taylor discovers.

From across ehospice editions:

Palliative care workers in Bangladesh take part in dementia awareness workshop

Little Stars premieres in Kuala Lumpur

Key barriers to quality end of life care for ethnic minorities

mumms Hospice Software CEO is honoured

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