Daily News Roundup – 29 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Sheila Hancock: it is stupid to avoid thinking about living in a care home

Daily Telegraph
The 82-year-old actress says she has already laid plans for the end of her own life, and does not want anyone to visit her if she develops dementia

Campaigners will march in Staffordshire against plans for cancer and end of life services

Staffordshire Newsletter
Health campaigners will take on a 30-mile march across Staffordshire this weekend in response to plans to contract out local cancer and end of life care services.

Gloria Hunniford blasts NHS end of life plans for the over-75s

Daily Express
Television presenter Gloria Hunniford has attacked NHS guidance which urges GPs to talk to elderly people and patients with cancer, dementia, heart disease or serious lung complaints about their wishes for end of life care.

TV horticulturalist Christine Walkden opens St Clare Hospice’s new therapeutic garden

Harlow Star
Television gardening expert and St Clare Hospice patron Christine Walkden has officially opened the facility’s new Space To Breathe family garden.

Hospice Dragonfly group helps bereaved children

Worcester News
St Richard’s Hospice is offering specialist support to the children of loved-ones who have died or have a life-threatening illness.

From across ehospice editions:

Hospice Savannah patient receives Congressional Gold Medal

Meet Mandisa: a woman of perseverance

Mortal shell and mortal lessons: reflections from the passing of Thai Buddhist monk, Venerable Khamkhian