Daily news roundup – 3 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Zoe’s Place Mardis Gras ball raises a record-breaking £60,000 to help keep the baby hospice running

Coventry Telegraph
Local businesses have helped to raise a record-breaking £60,000 towards keeping Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice running 24 hours-a-day.

Caring for the community: Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice

Cotswold Life
Katie Jarvis speaks to three people who have been helped by Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice.

Willowbrook Hospice launches urgent appeal for volunteers

Good News Liverpool
As part of national Volunteers’ Week, Willowbrook Hospice is launching an urgent appeal for 100 new volunteers.

Worcestershire cricketer stumps up support for children’s charity

Worcester News
A Worcestershire county cricket star is helping to make a difference by volunteering at Acorns Children’s Hospice.

Alzheimer’s virtual reality app simulates dementia

BBC News
A virtual reality app, created by Alzheimer’s Research UK, has been launched to provide a sense of what it is like to live with different forms of dementia.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Hospice Bangladesh addresses nurse burnout by facilitating social connections

Ireland edition: Renewed call for consistent end of life services nationwide

USA edition: Death rate in US rises for first time in a decade