Daily News Roundup – 28 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Scotland stories: Christine Maciver, a sister at Bethesda hospice and care home

The Guardian

Christine Maciver, senior nursing sister at Bethesda hospice and care home, talks about the hospice and her work there.

Highland Council gives big cash boost to hospice

Strathspey and Badenoch Herald

The Highland Hospice has received £200,000 from Highland Council towards a £6.5 million redevelopment of its inpatient unit in Inverness.

Two short films showcase work of Worcester hospice

Worcester News

A pair of short films showcasing the care offered by St Richard’s Hospice have been released.

GP’s back plans to build a new North Devon Hospice facility in Holsworthy

North Devon Journal

Plans to build a new North Devon Hospice facility in Holsworthy have been backed by local GPs.

Patients and carers help shape future of support services for the terminally ill

Chester First

At a recent local event, NHS West Cheshire clinical commissioning group spoke to patients, carers and people from the voluntary sector about their experiences with end of life services.

Cancer patients with depression ‘are being overlooked’

BBC News

Three-quarters of cancer patients who are clinically depressed do not get the psychological therapy they need, according to research in the Lancet.

Cancer Drugs Fund gets £160m more for innovative treatments

The Guardian

A fund that helps patients receive pioneering medicines not routinely funded by the NHS will be extended to 2016.

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