Daily News Roundup – 29 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

West Midlands hospice rated ‘outstanding’ by CQC

Nursing Times
Nursing staff at the Marie Curie Hospice in Solihull have been praised by the Care Quality Commission, which rated the service as “outstanding” overall following an inspection this summer.

‘Our volunteers are so valuable’, says Arthur Rank Hospice CEO Lynn Morgan

Cambridge News
At the Arthur Rank Hospice we have around 300 volunteers working in and around the hospice on Mill Road and another 100 or so volunteers who help us with fundraising.

‘Loros helped Dad get his dying wish’ – Personal stories as hospice marks 30th anniversary

Leicester Mercury
Elaine Godber’s “wonderful” father died following a short battle with cancer. Although he did not die at Loros, she says it was only thanks to the team at the hospice and the support they were given that he was able to die at home, as was his wish.

Campaign for new equipment at St Catherine’s

Lancashire Evening Post
A mum-of-three who developed lymphoedema following treatment for breast cancer is sharing her experiences of a specialist clinic at St Catherine’s Hospice as part of the charity’s 30th anniversary Give A Gift campaign.

Palliative Care within Mental Health Care and Practice

Nursing Times
Nursing Times reviews the new book edited by David and Jo Cooper, ‘Palliative care within mental health care and oractice’, which asks whether there is a place for palliative care within mental health.

Walsall hospice cares for 1,000th patient

Walsall Advertiser
St Giles’ Hospice in Walsall has celebrated a significant milestone in its care for local people living with cancer and other serious illnesses.

From across ehospice editions:

Palliative care must be prioritised to fully meet sustainable development goals

€10m investment in palliative care services needed to address inequities across the country

CAPC announces four new Palliative Care Leadership Centers