Daily News Roundup – 28 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

How a Sutton Coldfield charity is supporting people with multiple sclerosis

Sutton Coldfield Local
People with multiple sclerosis (MS) are being urged to find out more about the range of care and support services available to them from St Giles Hospice as MS Awareness Week gets under way.

Dorset Hospice becomes regional centre for end of life training

Dorset Echo
Weldmar Hospicecare Trust has been named Dorset’s regional centre for the Gold Standards Framework.

Great Oaks Hospice

BBC Radio Gloucestershire
Local radio show about Great Oaks, which provides palliative and supportive day care in the Forest of Dean.

Dr John Smith: Cransley Hospice staff can hold their heads up high

Northamptonshire Telegraph
“Hospice is often the place where we begin to make sense of our lives, a sort of summing up of what we have been, what we are and what we mean to others.”

I really would rather die than exist without memory or recognition

Herald Scotland
“Hospice care is a rarity for dementia patients. But it is precisely the gentle atmosphere of a hospice with attention to personal needs and a watchful awareness of the need for pain relief that would most benefit sufferers and their families.”

The last goodbye: finding the perfect headstone

The Guardian
When Harriet Frazer’s stepdaughter died, Harriet wanted a memorial headstone that truly reflected the person she was. Now she helps other families do the same.

From across ehospice editions:

Pearl Moore “Making a Difference” award for Prof Julia Downing

Death midwives help families cope with end of life care

Strengthening a community

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