Daily news roundup – 29 September 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Paint the town yellow and get behind Bury Hospice

This is Lancaster
The hospice has been through a turbulent time recently but with a new team at the helm, there is a fresh determination to succeed and continue to provide first-class end of life care to people, as well as support for their families.

A couple held a marriage ceremony at terminally-ill mum’s bedside

Wales Online
Cancer patient Carol Wozencroft died just 24 hours after the ceremony at Marie Curie in Penarth.

Choirs ready for battle in Cransley Hospice sing-off

Northamptonshire Telegraph
Four scratch choirs will go head-to-head to raise money for Kettering’s Cransley Hospice.

Unmarried partner in bereavement compensation legal bid

BBC News
A woman has launched a legal fight to win greater recognition for unmarried couples who suffer bereavement.

Nursing homes ‘closing each week’

BBC News
Nursing homes are closing at the rate of at least one per week in England, due mainly to a shortage of nurses, official figures suggest.

#ANZSPM16 tweet chat: the (hidden) cost of caring

Palliverse blog
A game changer at the recent Australian and New Zealand Society of Palliative medicine 2016 Conference (#ANZSPM16) was Dr Merryn Gott’s plenary presentation on the hidden costs of caring. Little is known about the financial impact of caring for people at the end of life.