Daily News Roundup – 29 January 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Pilgrims Hospice celebrates after raising over £73,000

Canterbury Times
Pilgrims Hospice has announced that its 2014 Christmas Draw was one of the most successful in the charity’s history, raising over £73,000.

St Catherine’s Hospice organising first overseas trip to raise crucial funds

Crawley News
St Catherine’s Hospice is staging its first ever overseas challenge to raise much-needed funds – a trek across Vietnam.

JCB comes over all pink in Uttoxeter

Uttoxeter Advertiser
A new pink excavator will help raise money for Eden Valley Hospice and the Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland every time it goes to work.

Cancer Talk Week – Ian talks about free social care at end of life

Macmillan Campaigns blog
Ian share his personal story and the challenges he faced trying to secure social care for his late mother.

Companies report ‘no interest in care insurance’

BBC News
There are no plans for any insurance products to help people plan ahead for their care needs in old age, leading companies have told the BBC.

Hellomynameis campaign joined by 80 NHS trusts

Nursing Times [Registration needed]
The #hellomynameis campaign, initiated by terminally ill hospital consultant Kate Granger, to encourage health professionals to introduce themselves to their patients by name, is gathering pace by a “big bang” launch on 2 February.

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

Implementing a WHA resolution – interview with Professor Xavier Gómez-Batiste

ehospice International
ehospice speaks to Professor Xavier Gómez-Batiste, Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre, Càtedra de Cures Palliatives/Cátedra de Cuidados Paliativos and Chair of Palliative Care, University of Vic has been tasked by the WHO with the development of a strategic plan for implementation of the WHA resolution, ‘Strengthening of palliative care as a component of comprehensive care throughout the life course’.

Lien Collaborative builds palliative care capacity in Myanmar

ehospice International
January 2015 saw the 4th instalment of the training-of-trainers by the Lien Collaborative in the palliative care program at Yangon General Hospital, Myanmar.

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