Daily News Roundup – 3 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Marking 30 years in style

Bridlington Free Press
Saint Catherine’s Hospice is thanking its supporters in Bridlington for their help over three decades as it gets ready to celebrate 30 years of care.

Volunteer retires after raising £366k for Dougie Mac

The Sentinel
On Saturday, Barry Bailey called time on his 17-year stint volunteering and fundraising for the Douglas Macmillan Hospice.

Moving exhibition shows what it is to care with Marie Curie

Wales Online
A new photographic exhibition by Patrick Olner in Cardiff shows the work of legions of volunteers and nurses who work with Marie Curie.

Four-fifths of Scots back state assisted suicide

The Scotsman
Almost four-fifths of Scots think it is important for proposals on assisted suicide to become law, according to a poll commissioned by an umbrella organisation set up in support of the Assisted Suicide (Scotland) Bill.

Nominate your charity trailblazer of the year

The Guardian
From chief executives to volunteer team leaders – The Guardian’s voluntary sector network wants to hear about the achievements of third-sector mavericks of all levels.

A selection of stories from the international editions of ehospice today…

Sharing your life with cancer – the bad and the good

ehospice International children’s edition
In this latest ICPCN Blog, Tamsyn Kiely, mom to a young son who has Acute Lymphoblastic Leukaemia, writes about the things for which you are not prepared when you suddenly find yourself sharing your life with cancer.

Opioid availability and palliative care in Nepal

ehospice International edition
Pioneer of palliative care in Nepal, Dr Bishnu Dutta Paudel, has published an article on opioid availability and palliative care in Nepal in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.

Excellence in palliative care in Africa – interview with Francis Okongo

ehospice International edition
The mood at Hospice Africa Uganda was one of great celebration last month, as Makerere University conferred graduates with the degree of BSc in Palliative Care. Francis Okongo, one of two graduates who obtained a first class degree, spoke to ehospice about his achievement.

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