Daily News Roundup – 29 October 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Children’s hospice under threat due to lack of funding

ITV News
The head of Acorns Hospice, which supports children with life-limiting and life-threatening conditions, says the future of the charity is under severe threat unless more is done to secure funding.

‘A very enriching experience’

King’s College London blog
Dr Piedade Amaro, from Portugal, writes about her visit to the Cicely Saunders Institute.

The importance of building Scotland’s evidence base and using it

Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie has launched its largest ever call for research in partnership with the Scottish Government Chief Scientist Office and the Motor Neurone Disease Association, totalling £1,425,000. £450,000 of this will be spent directly in Scotland.

Take Me Out host Paddy McGuinness visits youngsters at Rainbows hospice

Leicester Mercury
Television matchmaker and northern comic Paddy McGuinness visited Rainbows Children’s Hospice to hand out Halloween treats ahead of the weekend’s spooky festivities.

Civil partnership at Grantham’s Hospice in a Hospital

Grantham Journal
Tom MacDonald and Frazer Byworth proved love conquers all, after joining in a civil partnership at Grantham’s Hospice in a Hospital on Friday.

Royal reward for hospice heroes

Cayman Compass
Charity marathon runner Derek Haines and Cayman HospiceCare medical director Dr. Virginia Hobday received their MBE awards from Prince William, the Duke of Cambridge, at Buckingham Palace on Tuesday.

The first days of grief

Huffington Post
Naomi Barrow writes for the Huffington Post about her mother’s death and the early stages of grief.

From across ehospice editions:

Compassion and service – IJPN volunteer of the year

Relay for Life celebrates 10 years

Avow welcomes new chief officers

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