Daily News Roundup – 27 May 2014

Categories: In The Media.

New chairman promises to continue championing Bolton Hospice

The Bolton News

The new chairman of Bolton Hospice, Judith Bromley, a solicitor and long-term volunteer at the hospice, says she will continue to champion one of the town’s most loved institutions.

New head of trustees at hospice

Derbyshire Times

After five years, Bill Preece has stepped down from the position at Blythe House and passed over the role to Tim Mourne.

Simon Cowell visits Haven House Hospice in Woodford Green

This is Local London

Simon Cowell visited Haven House Hospice last week to help promote Children’s Hospice Week (13 to 20 June).

Fifty-strong ‘onesie’ dance flashmob brave the elements in Lincoln High Street

Lincolnshire Echo

Fifty fundraisers of all ages ignored the rain to perform a five-minute ‘flashdance’ in Lincoln High Street on Saturday to promote a record-breaking bid by St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice.

Assessing anxiety in palliative care patients

GP Online

Dr Patricia Macnair discusses how assessing anxiety in palliative care patients can help in developing the treatment plan.

‘My friend’s shocking suicide convinced me I want the chance to kill myself with dignity’

Daily Mail

Sir Patrick Stewart writes about why he is now campaigning for right to die with dignity.

Traditional rites help us deal with the grief of death

The Telegraph blog

Cristina Odone, journalist, novelist and broadcaster, on how we morn.

Dementia ‘death twice over’

Yahoo! News

Cricket veteran Sir Ian Botham has said the terrible thing about dementia is that “you watch someone die twice over”.

Report: ‘Tackle loneliness with internet training’

ITV News

The number of lonely elderly people can be brought down if they are given proper internet training by the government, a think tank has said.

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