Daily News Roundup – 26 January 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Challenging and caring roles drive Karen to help others

Nottingham Post
Karen Cox is playing a crucial role in Nottingham, shaping palliative care as we begin the dying process. She is also deputy vice-chancellor of the University of Nottingham. Here, she talks to Richard Tresidder about her work.

Are Dougie Mac job losses a necessary evil?

Stoke Sentinel
The news that the Douglas Macmillan Hospice could soon be cutting 45 carer roles was met with a sharp intake of breath in my household, and most likely plenty of others across the region, writes Jenny Amphlett.

Geoffrey puts his stamp on fundraising for Hartlepool hospice

Hartlepool Mail
A stamp collector uses his hobby to raise much-needed cash for his local hospice. For several years Geoffrey Davison has been visiting businesses in the Hartlepool area to collect used stamps for the Hartlepool and District Hospice.

Dorothy House Hospice to open a furniture store in Frome

Frome Standard
Dorothy House Hospice Care is opening a new shop in Frome tomorrow. Frome Furniture will be offering families another shopping opportunity at Wessex Fields, a way to support local end of life services and perhaps a chance to recycle or up cycle unwanted furniture.

‘Good’ and ‘bad’ deaths in interviews with hospice managers

EAPC blog
To celebrate four years of the EAPC Blog, we’re delighted to re-publish one of our all-time most popular posts from Elena Semino, Veronika Koller, Lancaster University, and Zsófia Demjén, The Open University, UK.

From across ehospice editions:

Reflections on Universal Health Coverage and palliative care needs in Tanzania

ICPCN to host transition tweetchat

Palliative care in Canada is in critical condition: Canadian Cancer Society

Stage group are Heroes for Hospice

Trend for baby boomers is poorer health

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