Daily News Roundup – 3 December 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Rainbows Hospice: Why 12-year-old Ashley Roberts smiles despite his life-limiting condition

Derby Telegraph

Ashley Roberts stays “positive and smiley” despite living with type-two spinal muscular atrophy.

‘St Peter’s Hospice did such a wonderful job’

The Bristol Post

Steve Hoare, from Frenchay, hosted a charity evening for St Peter’s Hospice to say thank you for the amazing support it provided to his family.

Terminal cancer patient says he will die at Rowcroft Hospice full of “joy” after discovering daughter he never knew existed

Herald Express

A dying man has fulfilled his lifetime wish to be a father – after discovering a daughter he never knew existed.

Brits too willing to risk their lives by ignoring potential cancer symptoms

The Independent

People are putting their lives at risk by dismissing the warning signs of cancer, experts have warned.

Chancellor to unveil dementia fund in autumn statement

The Guardian

Government ministers have spent their cabinet meeting being trained as “dementia friends” as part of a drive to teach the whole civil service to recognise the disease in people.

Nurse education shake-up will seek to end student specialism ‘silos’

Nursing Times

A major shake-up of nurse education could see students spend more years learning general nursing skills than at present but be able to choose from a larger pool of areas to specialise in afterwards.