Daily News Roundup – 26 March 2015

Categories: In The Media.

John Inverdale launches Princess Alice Hospice Man Shed campaign

Epsom Guardian
Sports presenter John Inverdale visited Princess Alice Hospice on Wednesday to launch its Man Shed appeal, which aims to provide a sanctuary where men can rediscover a sense of purpose.

‘Keep giving’ urges hospice

Bury Free Press
The fundraising boss of St Nicholas Hospice Care has urged supporters to carry on fundraising after the charity signed a ground breaking deal with the NHS.

Conwy couple celebrate golden wedding anniversary with help of Llandudno Hospice

News North Wales
With help of St David’s Hospice a Conwy couple recently celebrated their golden wedding anniversary.

Commission to improve urgent care for older patients launched

Nursing Times [registration required]
An independent commission intended to drive improvements in urgent and emergency care for older people in hospitals and the community has been launched by the NHS Confederation.

Is cancer care at a crossroads?

BBC News
Cancer is already the leading cause of death in the UK. And, thanks to the ageing population, it is estimated that soon half of us will get it at some point in our lives.

From across ehospice editions:

Sharing the burden of deciding near the end of a child’s life

Launch of HPCA Compassion Wall

Hospis Malaysia collaborates with visitors from Thailand to advance palliative care

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