Daily News Roundup – 26 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

St Margaret of Scotland Hospice: 200th anniversary of the Religious Sisters of Charity

Glasgow Evening Times
The history of St Margaret of Scotland Hospice might date back 65 years but the heritage of the order of nuns that set it up reaches much further.

Michael Sobell Hospice gets celebrity treatment from Linda Barker

Get West London
BBC Changing Rooms presenter Linda Barker paid a visit to the hospice to unveil a much-needed new family room.

Death on the Fringe and the Sick of the Fringe: Two programmes at Edinburgh tackle bigger issues

The Independent
Two mini fests-within-a-fest, Death on the Fringe and the Sick of the Fringe, seek to inspire cross-pollination on the themes of death, sickness and health between artists, scientists and audiences.

Revealed: the hidden lives of the UK’s 6.5 million carers

The Guardian
Caring is an activity most of us will do at some point in our lives but it usually goes on behind lace curtains. Top photographer Chris Steele-Perkins aims to change that by putting caring into sharp focus in his latest exhibition

Hospice history book charts the last 30 years

The Press, York
A history book is being produced to mark 30 years of St Leonard’s Hospice in York.

Mayor finds out all about hospice

Worcester Observer
The Mayor and Mayoress of Worcester paid a visit to Acorns Children’s Hospice to find out more about its work.

Supportive and Palliative Care Indicators Tool (SPICT): An international approach to identifying patients for palliative care

EAPC blog
Dr Kirsty Boyd and Professor Scott Murray, the SPICT project leaders, explain how this increasingly popular tool is being used internationally by clinicians to identify people for integrated palliative care.

From across ehospice editions:

Children’s palliative care given prominence at Baltic Paediatric Congress

Why employers are caring for the caregivers

Perinatal advance directives