Daily News Roundup – 3 March 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice At Home service for terminally ill patients to be axed in Fife

The Courier
A £1 million pilot project that gives people with terminal illnesses the chance to die at home is to be axed at the end of the month.

Investigation into Bury Hospice ‘on track’ say bosses

Bury Times
An investigation into the affairs of Bury Hospice is set to bear fruit in the next month, those in charge have said.

Mother’s Day in Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice: Rachel Murphy shares her mum’s story

Gloucestershire Echo
What’s it like celebrating Mother’s Day in a hospice? Rachel Murphy from Cheltenham knows all too well. Her mum Anne, who was only 53 when she died, was diagnosed with terminal cancer in 2010.

Gardening firms asked to submit plans for transformation of Barnsley Hospice grounds

The Star
Gardening companies are being asked to put forward plans on how to transform the grounds of Barnsley Hospice.

Children’s hospice calls for more local nurses

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian
Haven House Children’s Hospice in High Road, Woodford Green has said it wants to recruit more NHS band five/six nurses from the surrounding area so it can meet their Vision 2020 target of caring for 500 children a year.

Young patients will benefit from £375,000 donation to Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice

Glasgow Evening Times
Glasgow’s new hospice is one step closer thanks to a huge cash boost from a national grant-making charity. The St James’s Place Foundation has awarded £375,000 to the Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice’s £21m new build project.

From across ehospice editions:

Training the Trainer Course held in Thailand

Beaumont mortuary officially opens following major refurbishment

Wicklow Hospice Foundation goes to tender for 15-bed facility

Sipho’s TB success story: From broken to triumphant

Certified hospice/palliative nurse voted Missouri’s Rural Health Champion for 2015