Daily News Roundup – 27 November 2015

Categories: In The Media.

£2m already raised for £10m EACH nook appeal one year after launch

Eastern Daily Press
Almost a year to the day since the Duchess of Cambridge launched a £10 million appeal to build a state-of-the-art children’s hospice, EACH has revealed a massive £2 million has already been secured.

Alexander Devine hospice on track for autumn 2016 finish

Maidenhead Advertiser
The site in Woodlands Park, which will be home to the first children’s hospice in Berkshire, is ‘on schedule’ and is set to be complete by autumn next year.

Ayrshire Hospice helps youngsters to deal with grief

Daily Record
Ayrshire Hospice has been working with local schools and raising awareness of bereavement during the UK’s first-ever Children’s Grief Awareness Week.

Record year as Strictly Northampton raises £44,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice

Northampton Chronicle
A staggering £44,000 was raised at this year’s Strictly Northampton, making it the largest amount raised since the charity contest started in 2010.

Isabel Hospice calls on East Herts residents to submit jokes for Giggle eBook

Herts & Essex Observer
Isabel Hospice is asking East Herts residents to submit their best jokes, along with a £10 donation, for its Giggle eBook.

Sue Ryder shops offer Black Friday discounts

Civil Society
Sue Ryder is trialling ‘Black Friday’ discounting in some of its shops this weekend for the first time, and is believed to be among the first charity retailers to take part.

As doctors, we dream about having the time to get everything right

The Guardian – Comment is Free
“Time matters for cancers and strokes. It matters to bureaucrats, too. And it mattered for one patient I had who wanted to hand down a gift to his family before he died,” writes Ranjana Srivastava.

Junior doctors – why I support them

Lucy’s Light
“I fear greatly for the future of the NHS, but also the future of the care of medically complex patients,” writes Lucy Watts.

From across ehospice editions:

3rd International Congress on Palliative Care in Different Cultures – call for abstracts

Given Time to Say Goodbye – review

Community palliative care nurse highlights value of mentors

The year I ran away from Christmas: a mother’s perspective on grief and the holidays

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