Daily News Roundup – 3 November 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Historian Stephen is on a mission to share heritage of John Taylor Hospice

Sutton Coldfield Observer

Local historian Stephen Birch is working to bring the story of Birmingham’s oldest hospice to life.

St Nicholas Hospice Care on shortlist to take home the People’s Millions

Cambridge News

St Nicholas Hospice Care is one of six organisations in the east of England to be in the running for ITV’s The People’s Millions competition.

Friends of Bodmin Hospital aim for place for life to end in peace

Cornish Guardian

The Friends of Bodmin Hospital are putting their fundraising expertise into helping provide a special facility for terminally ill patients at the hospital.

Researchers learn from Limerick care model

Limerick Post

A research project to evaluate a Limerick based volunteer led, community model of palliative care has been awarded €161,000.

Battle metaphors for cancer can be harmful

Health Canal

Media portrayals of cancer as a battle to be fought, and its focus on ‘brave fighters’ beating the odds, can lead to feelings of guilt and failure in people with a terminal diagnosis, according to research from Lancaster University.

Cancer awareness ‘low in black and South Asian groups

BBC News

Black and South Asian people in England are less aware of the warning signs of cancer than white people, according to research led by King’s College London.

Doctors and nurses told to say sorry for mistakes

The Telegraph

Doctors, nurses and midwives have been told to be honest with patients and apologise when mistakes are made, in the first guidance of its kind.

#GivingTuesday signs up 400 partners with just over a month until the big day

Civil Society

Some 400 UK-based charity and commercial partners have now signed up to #GivingTuesday – a global campaign to inspire charitable giving.

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