Daily news roundup – 27 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Kent Digital Awards 2016: Winners celebrate at ceremony at Brands Hatch

Tunbridge Wells Courier
After launching a new website in January, Demelza Hospice Care for Children has won a gold award at the Kent Digital Awards in the ‘Website: School, Education or Charity’ category.

Health trust head to manage Beaumond House Community Hospice

Newark Advertiser
Debbie Abrams, who was general manager of Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, has been appointed interim senior manager at Beaumond House Community Hospice.

Doctor Tim Harlow retires from Hospiscare after 14 years

Exeter Express and Echo

A mid Devon doctor has spoken of the privilege of working with people at the end of their life after retiring from Hospiscare after 14 years with the charity.

Temporary hospice set up in dining room and chapel at flood-hit Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court

Gloucestershire Echo
After being devastated by floods, Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, had to think outside the box to accommodate their day hospice patients.

Risk of under-treatment in end of life dementia

Irish Medical Times
The way the plethora of pain assessment tools now available are used in patients dying of dementia has not been sufficiently explored, a conference in Dublin has heard.

Call to end the stigma of having a brain disorder

The Guardian
The charity Sue Ryder is seeking to raise public awareness of neurological disorders and end stigmatisation.

How red bags are bringing NHS and care homes closer

BBC News
Like many good ideas, the way the NHS and care sectors in the London borough of Sutton are working together more closely is a relatively simple concept.

When Parkinson’s Disease meets dementia: a palliative research priority

BMJ Blog
Blog by Dr Clare Mc Veigh, lecturer in palliative care, and Gemma Megarry, research volunteer, at Northern Ireland Hospice.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: The pharmacist’s role in palliative care – a perspective from Bangladesh

International children’s edition: Doctors engage with traditional healers to combat childhood cancer in South Africa

Africa edition: Six days to nominate an APCA board member!

Ireland edition: Driving debate on advance care planning

USA edition: NHPCO shines a spotlight on end of life care at Congressional event on Capitol Hill

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