Daily News Roundup – 28 January 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Vote for Trinity to win intranet worth over £40,000!

Trinity Hospice is in with a chance of winning an internal intranet system worth over £40,000 – it is now up to the public to vote on which of the seven finalists should win.

Charity flashmob gives energetic wake-up call to Huddersfield’s rail commuters

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
Dance students surprised passengers and staff with an acrobatic display on a Huddersfield Railway Station platform as part of the ‘Make a moment’ fundraising day in aid of Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice.

Final phase of work to begin at Sheffield hospice

The Star
Work is beginning on the final phase of improvements at Sheffield’s St Luke’s Hospice.

Hospice volunteer celebrates 28 years of tireless work

Worcester News
Mary-Rose Fawkes has worked with St Richard’s Hospice for the past 28 years and was recently awarded the British Empire Medal for her work supporting bereaved families.

Patient’s shocking death alone in a public toilet made me question end of life care

The Guardian – Healthcare Network
Article by Andrew Buckley, an NHS hospital doctor, on his experiences of end of life and views on assisted suicide.

Leave assisted suicide to courts, peer tells MSPs

The Scotsman
Baroness Finlay of Llandaff, professor of palliative medicine, has said courts rather than doctors should adjudicate on eligibility for assisted suicide.

Care calculator launched by BBC

BBC News

The BBC has launched an online guide to the care system for the over-65s.

A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…

Global supermodel named as new ambassador for ICPCN

ehospice International children’s edition
The International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) has announced that world-class supermodel Micheline Etkin is to be their new global ambassador.

Second phase of Spiritual Health in End of Life Care project launched in Thailand

ehospice International
Buddhika Foundation, a non-profit Buddhist organisation in Thailand, has launched the second phase of the Spiritual Health in End of Life care project.

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