Daily News Roundup – 27 March 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice launches scheme to provide services at home

Lancashire Evening Post

St Catherine’s Hospice has teamed up with a care provider to deliver a range of home care services.

Ed Sheeran’s clothes given to three Suffolk charity shops

BBC News Suffolk

Ed Sheeran has donated his clothes to St Elizabeth Hospice and Sue Ryder shops in Framlingham and EACH children’s hospices.

A new base for hospice

North Devon Journal

North Devon Hospice has announced it will be expanding services to provide more services to the large rural area of western Devon.

Kemp Hospice extension due to be completed

Kidderminster Shuttle

Kemp Hospice’s “beautiful” new extension is due to be completed today after four months of hard work.

The challenges of providing end of life care in prisons

Marie Curie blog

Mary Turner and Marian Peacock from Lancaster University give a quick overview about why their work is crucial in bringing benefits to patients at the end of the lives as well as to families and carers.

Kris: Dying to Live – BBC3 documentary explores living with cancer in your twenties

Radio Times

A new documentary about Kris Hallenga, who was 23 when she was diagnosed with breast cancer, is available to watch on BBC iPlayer.

Fears thousands could be denied life-extending drugs

Daily Telegraph

Thousands of terminally-ill cancer patients could be denied life-extending drugs under new plans from NICE to change the way it decides which medicines the health service should fund.

Liver disease may become nation’s top killer, warn MPs

Nursing Times

Liver disease could become the UK’s number one killer unless urgent action is taken to combat its continuing rise, MPs and campaigners are warning.

Hughes-Hallett urges trustees to spend money on fundraising and stump up themselves

Civil Society

The single biggest mistake that British charities make is not investing in fundraising, Sir Thomas Hughes-Hallett told a conference of charity trustees this week.

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