Daily News Roundup – 28 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Living Wage ‘could harm home care sector’

BBC News
The National Living Wage could result in a “catastrophic failure” in the home care market, the industry is warning.

Findern author releases ninth book in aid of Rainbows Children’s Hospice

Burton Mail
Richard Papworth has already raised £6,000 for Rainbows Children’s Hospice through the sales of his books and he hopes to collect a total of £10,000 before putting down his pen for good.

Coming of age: Improving palliative and end of life care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans* people

EAPC blog
Dr Richard Harding, the Cicely Saunders Institute for Palliative Care, King’s College London, concludes EAPC’s short series on improving end of life experiences and care needs for people in minority communities.

Welshpool woman is devoted to cancer care in north Powys

News North Wales
A woman who was so touched at the care her mother received has devoted her life to helping others in a similar position by becoming a healthcare assistant for Marie Curie and fundraising for the charity.

Westcountry artist to sell work at festival for children’s hospice

Western Morning News
A Westcountry artist will be selling her work at a Cornish Festival this month to raise vital funds for the Children’s Hospice South West.

From across ehospice editions:

September opening for Calvary’s Wagga Wagga palliative care unit

Hospice care may start later for patients in assisted living

New handover form allows for continuity of care for palliative care patients outside of GP hours

Kenya to set up four new cancer treatment centres

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