Daily News Roundup – 28 October 2015

Categories: In The Media.

£600 boost for York hospice after widow wins compensation case

York Press
St Leonard’s Hospice in York has received hundreds of pounds after the widow of a man who died from asbestos-related cancer secured a compensation settlement.

Three trustees quit board of Bury Hospice due to concerns about management

Manchester Evening News
Three trustees have resigned from the board of Bury Hospice due to concerns about the management of the £5 million facility.

Rowcroft Hospice strengthens local business links

Herald Express
Rowcroft Hospice hosted its first ever corporate networking event at its main base in Torquay as it looks to forge even stronger links with the local business community.

Greyhound pub regular has 7-year waist-length beard shaved off for Bolton Hospice

Bolton News
A pub regular has raised nearly £400 for Bolton Hospice by having his beard shaved off — nearly seven years after he first started to grow it.

The new palliative care gold standard

The Economist Insights
Professor Julia Riley, consultant in palliative medicine at the Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton NHS Trusts, on why advance care plans are urgently needed.

‘Jeremy Hunt stop your cruel cuts’: Huddersfield-born doctor with terminal cancer writes emotional open letter

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner
Dr Kate Granger warned the health secretary he risks sparking an exodus of talent from the NHS.

Bristol Museum’s death exhibition attracts thousands

BBC News
An exhibition about death and the human experience has attracted thousands of visitors despite only opening at the weekend.

From across ehospice editions:

Innovation and development for comprehensive health care at the VIII Latin American Congress for Palliative Care

Free web-based palliative care course launched in Singapore

Songwriting in healthcare institutions

Prepare for National Hospice & Palliative Care Month

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