Daily News Roundup – 27 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Pathway ‘improves nurse confidence in palliative care’

Nursing Times

A practice-based educational pathway has been found to improve nurses’ confidence in delivering end of life care to patients.

60 seconds with… Catherine Walshe

Nursing Times

Catherine Walshe is senior lecturer in palliative care at the International Observatory on End of Life Care.

Woodford Green children’s hospice receives £41,000 grant from Amy Winehouse

Ilford Recorder

Haven House has received a £41,150 grant from the Amy Winehouse Foundation to create a music therapy room in its new annex.

Hospice beds could stay in Weybridge if funding is found

Get Surrey

Hospice inpatient beds could remain in Weybridge if a proposal to buy a nursing home in the town gains financial support. Last year it was announced that beds at Sam Beare Hospice would be relocated to a new multi-million pound base in Woking.

East Devon Day Hospice Appeal: How the new centre will benefit patients

Midweek Herald 24

With the new East Devon Day Hospice due to open this summer, Hospiscare East Devon community cluster team leader Angela Phillips has been talking to the Herald about her role and how the new day hospice will benefit patients and carers.

Students help out Hospice of St Francis for Student Volunteering Week

Watford Observer

The Hospice of St Francis is celebrating the achievements of its youngest volunteers during this week’s Student Volunteering Week.

Northern Ireland Hospice

BBC Northern Ireland

Interview with Paul McKeown, Programme Manager at Northern Ireland Hospice, about the rebuild of the hospice.

Will eldercare be as common as childcare?

BBC News

A number of major employers are offering “eldercare” – help with looking after older relatives. Will this soon be as common as providing help with childcare?

Tougher society lottery rules could ‘halve returns’

Civil Society

Yet another report has called for the relaxation of rules around society lotteries, this time warning that tougher restrictions could halve the amount returned by lotteries to good causes.

No need to copy the Americans when it comes to charity tax incentives

Civil Society

The UK needs to develop a stronger philanthropic culture to boost giving but should not attempt to copy the US system, according to CAF research.

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