Daily news roundup – 27 April 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Lottery funding cut hits Ardgowan Hospice support service for kids

Greenock Telegraph
A vital service for grieving children is in need of urgent support to secure its future after lottery funding was ended.

Lewis Manning and Oakhaven hospices join forces for coastal walk

Blackmore Vale Magazine
Lewis-Manning and Oakhaven have jointly organised the Hospice to Hospice 26 mile marathon walk for Saturday 18 June.

Judge to decide treatment of two-year-old disabled boy who ‘no longer giggles’

The Independent
Specialists have told a high court judge that their treatment of a “profoundly neurologically disabled” two-year-old boy who they say no longer giggles when tickled and is “largely unresponsive” should be limited to palliative care.

How our nurses care for people with different religious beliefs

Marie Curie blog
In 30 years as a Marie Curie nurse, Hope Price has cared for people from many different cultures and religions at the end of their lives. She talks about the importance of understanding different faiths to her work. 

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Benefits of integrated palliative care assessed by European research consortium

South Africa edition: Q&A with the head of fundraising at Highway Hospice John’o Olds

Canada edition: CASW releases discussion paper on physician-assisted death

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