Daily News Roundup – 29 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Let elderly die ‘surrounded by love’ at home – not in hospitals, says minister

Daily Telegraph
Lord Prior of Brampton said it was “preferable” for dying patients to pass away “in their own home with their loved ones” rather than alone in hospital.

£10m to improve care for major health conditions

ITV News
£10 million is to be invested to improve NHS services in Wales, including £1 million for end of life care which will be focused on hospices at home.

Strathcarron Hospice needs your vote to win Lottery prize

Falkirk Herald
Strathcarron Hospice has been shortlisted for a National Lottery prize in recognition of its Hospice@Home service, which allows patients to be treated without having to travel.

We’re definitely not dingy! St Clare Hospice backs campaign in response to ‘negative’ TV references

Harlow Star
Staff at St Clare Hospice are backing a national campaign to counter the “negative” portrayal of hospice care in recent prime-time television dramas.

25 years on, St Luke’s is vital part of community

Thurrock Gazette
For 25 years, St Luke’s Hospice has played a key role in the communities of Thurrock and Basildon.

Do Not Attempt to Resuscitate Orders: East trial could go nationwide

BBC News
New guidelines that aim to improve end of life care could be issued nationwide following a trial in hospitals in the East of England.

From across ehospice editions:

The journey to the first children’s hospice in Georgia

Special animal visit to Beckton children’s hospice

Hospice Simcoe to open children’s palliative care beds

‘Miracle’ saves South Coast Hospice

Supreme Court ruling on Affordable Care Act

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