Daily News Roundup – 27 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Day therapy boosts spirits at St Catherine’s Hospice

Lancashire Evening Post
A joke and a laugh is some of the best medicine for St Catherine’s patient Irene Eccles – and she enjoys both during her weekly visits to day therapy at the hospice.

Volunteers are the backbone of St Margaret of Scotland Hospice

Glasgow Evening Times
Cathy O’Donnell remembers fondly the annual garden fete in the grounds of John Brown Shipyard in Clydebank that did much to boost the funds of St Margaret of Scotland Hospice.

Bethan and Oscar get an ‘A’ from Claire House

Liverpool Echo
Oscar the Octopus was created in collaboration with Claire House Children’s Hospice, who created a brief for Bethan Parker, 18, to create a new sensory toy to be enjoyed by the children the charity cares for.

The atheist case against ‘assisted dying’

The Spectator
Euthanasia’s development in Holland and Belgium is a cautionary tale for those considering the idea here, writes Douglas Murray.

From across ehospice editions:

Ethiopia’s Interreligious Council meets with palliative care delegation

Palliative care is improving, but PEI must embrace wishes of the dying

Meet Petra Burger: HPCA’s disability coordinator

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