Daily News Roundup – 28 May 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice care linked to less depression in relatives

Nursing Times
The spouses of patients receiving hospice care report fewer depression symptoms than those of patients receiving end of life care in other settings, according to a US study.

Home gets gold standard for end of life care

Horncastle News
Willan House at Stainfield, a Rasen area care home dedicated to providing the best possible care, right up to the end of life, has received a major national award.

Patients ‘at risk’ in Whipps Cross end of life care unit

Waltham Forest Guardian
Patients receiving end of life care at Whipps Cross University Hospital are being put at serious risk, a report by the health watchdog has said. 

Claims mother’s death ‘hastened’ by end of life care

ITV News
A man has criticised the end of life care given to his elderly mother in her home and says he believes a medical procedure could have hastened her death.

After The Queen’s Speech: What next for people living with a terminal illness?

Marie Curie blog
Scott Sinclair, head of policy & public affairs, England, at Marie Curie, discusses what the Queen’s Speech will mean for people living with a terminal illness and the implications for palliative and end of life care.

Irish League stars help raise funds for Northern Ireland Hospice

Irish League football stars will be joined on the pitch by employees from Coca-Cola when Solitude hosts a fundraising match for the Northern Ireland Hospice on Friday at 6pm.

From across ehospice editions:

Caring is sharing

Integrating palliative care principles with treatment of chronic illnesses

Cross-Canada review of palliative care models unearths gems

Not even cancer will break a family’s resolve

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