Daily News Roundup – 27 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

NHS asking elderly to sign “do not resuscitate” orders

Gloucester Citizen
New NHS rules are urging GPs to draw up end of life plans for their most elderly patients, as well as younger patients suffering from cancer, dementia, heart disease or serious lung conditions.

Fears over cuts to ‘comfort blanket’ hospice service

Lancashire Evening Post
More families have expressed their upset that a special nursing service providing end of life care at St Catherine’s Hospice near Preston could close.

New boss unveils vision for St Columba’s Hospice

Edinburgh Evening News
New chief executive Jackie Husband explains the charity’s ambitious plans to transform both the treatment and the narrative around terminal illness.

New project for bereaved children at Foyle Hospice

Derry Now
A new project has been launched at the Foyle Hospice in Derry to support children who have lost a loved one.

Hospices launch appeal to raise £10m for ‘care that local people deserve’

Get Surrey
The Woking and Sam Beare Hospices hope to build state-of-the-art premises in Woking, with 20 en-suite bedrooms, and refurbish the site in Weybridge

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