Daily News Roundup – 3 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Superhospital: Royal Derby patient Glyn Moss’s heart-rending story is revealed on ITV series

Derby Telegraph
The tear-jerking story and eventual death of lung cancer patient Glyn Moss on Thursday’s episode of ITV’s Superhospital programme will have shocked many viewers. But 45-year-old Glyn was very keen that his story was told and hopeful that it would do some long-term good.
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MSPs meet families at hospital as palliative care probe gets underway

Herald Scotland
MSPs have met with patients and staff at the Marie Curie Hospice in Glasgow as they told a Holyrood committee about their experiences of accessing palliative and end of life care.

New project to launch in Dwyfor making end of life care accessible

Wales Express
An innovative new project is being launched by St David’s Hospice to make end of life care services more accessible to patients and their families in the Dwyfor and Llyn area.

York hospice day care service to be replaced – but users face three-month lull

York Press
St Leonard’s Hospice is to close its Day Care service and replace it with a new expanded scheme – but not until more than three months later.

Chelsea captain John Terry visits Shooting Star Chase hospice

Get Surrey
Chelsea Football Club captain John Terry visited a leading hospice last week to speak with families, sign autographs and even take part in a kick-about with children.

Claire Perry becomes ambassador for children’s hospices

Wilts & Gloucestershire Standard
The Conservative MP for Devizes, has become an Ambassador for Julia’s House, the Dorset and Wiltshire Children’s Hospices.

End of life planning in today’s connected world

Marie Curie blog
James Norris, chief executive of DeadSocial, discusses what happens to our social media and digital assets when we die.

From across ehospice editions:

WHO validates that Cuba is the first country to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV

Taking palliative care to the community level

Community rallies for Hospice

Palliative Care’s dinosaurs mentioned in despatches

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