Daily news roundup – 29 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

£1.3m awarded to good causes in Inverclyde

Greenock Telegraph
Ardgowan Hospice will receive a grant of £448,328 from The Big Lottery to transform its day support and home care services.

Work begins on Julia’s House site in Devizes

This is Wiltshire
The mother of a young girl who is cared for by Julia’s House has started working towards the construction of the new hospice in Devizes.

‘Older LGBT people don’t want to be put back in the closet – we have to fight’

Interview with 60-year-old Jonathon, who partner passed away last year following a ten-year battle with bowel cancer, about the pair’s experiences of care and the healthcare profession.

Researching end of life care: can hospices afford not to be involved?

Dementia Studies blog
“Central to my role is the facilitation of an active and curious research culture within the hospice, working towards a research strategy,” writes Laura Middleton-Green, Marie Curie research fellow in palliative and end of life care at University of Bradford.

Are we ageist?

EAPC blog
Anna Lloyd, research fellow at St Columba’s Hospice, and Scott A Murray, St Columba’s Hospice Chair of Primary Palliative, Primary Palliative Care Research Group, explain the background to a longer article published in the May/June edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care.

The costs of avoiding palliative care

Marie Curie blog
While Marie Curie aims to make people’s end of life experience painless and peaceful, recently published research shows that non-beneficial – and often invasive – treatments are widespread in other healthcare settings. 

How do you help children when death casts its shadow across a school?

The Guardian
Explaining tragedies such as the death of Jo Cox is a challenge for teachers and parents in today’s 24/7 media world.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Pain – when it affects the person

South Africa edition: Little things can add up..

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