Daily News Roundup – 27 January 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice founder Sister Frances says she’ll never get the chance to clear her name

Oxford Mail
Sister Frances Dominica has described her heartache after sexual abuse allegations forced her to sever ties with Helen and Douglas House, the Oxford hospice that she founded.

Inspirational CEO keeps children at the heart of Bristol hospice

Bristol Post
It has been 25 years since Eddie Farwell launched the South West’s first children’s hospice. The MBE winner knows more than most the pain and anguish which is experienced by parents who are forced to watch their child die.

Garden makeovers for hospices

Halifax Evening Courier
Kirkwood Hospice and the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice are to receive garden makeovers after thousands of shoppers voted for them in a garden centre competition.

Special car set to visit local hospice

Cumbria Crack
This week a special Rolls Royce is visiting Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice and Eden Valley Hospice as part of the nationwide ‘Ready to Roll’ campaign.

Good to meet you … Ian Maddocks

The Guardian
A subscription to the Guardian Weekly changed my life. In the issue of 22 February 1978, I read an article by Victor and Rosemary Zorza describing the death from cancer of their daughter, Jane, in an English hospice.

From across ehospice editions:

Speaking words of wisdom, let it be…

Abstract submission now open for the 5th International African Palliative Care Conference

Conversations critical in shaping how we live and die

David J Roy, founder and editor-in-chief of the Journal of Palliative Care, has died

Irish support for Hospice Africa Uganda

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