Daily News Roundup – 26 February 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Young adults aged 19 will soon be able to receive support from a local hospice

Burton Mail
Young adults with life-limiting conditions will soon be able to get the support they need thanks to plans drawn up by a children’s hospice. The Donna Louise Children’s Hospice currently offers a palliative care service to youngsters, and their families, up until the age of 19.

UK’s first cottage hospice to open in Five Ashes

Sussex Express
The UK’s first cottage hospice will be open in Five Ashes, it has been revealed. The cottage hospice will be run from the site where The Church of the Good Shepherd is currently located.

Improving end of life care for people with dementia

People with dementia are failing to get the end of life care that people with cancer receive, according to a leading academic.

Is England any closer to delivering choice for people at the end of life?

Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie has joined forces with other charities to call for well-funded good quality end of life care for all who need it, both inside and outside of hospital.

New INCB supplement on controlled medicines – a great tool for advocacy

EAPC blog
Dr Katherine Irene Pettus explains the background to a new report published in Vienna on 3 February 2016 to improve access to controlled medicines.

From across ehospice editions:

Dr Megan Doherty on her work in Bangladesh and the International Paediatric Palliative Care Discussion Forum

New report raises concerns about health practices of aging Americans

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