Daily News Roundup – 30 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice’s plea to party candidates

Blackpool Gazette
The boss of Trinity Hospice and Brian House Children’s Hospice is calling on parliamentary candidates of all parties to show their support for hospice care on the Fylde coast.

J’s Hospice achieves national recognition

Chelmsford Weekly News
The J’s Hospice has been recognised as a model of good practice by a guide which highlights services which help those needing support make a good transition from children to adult services.

Men ‘catching up’ on life expectancy

BBC News
Men are narrowing the gap on women when it comes to life expectancy in England and Wales, research in the Lancet indicates.

‘You’re not alone’: Manchester kids offered cartoons on loss to cope with death of family members

Mancunian Matters
There are significant signs that show that more needs to be done to help the 41,000 children aged between five and 16 years old who lose a parent each year.

Celebrating 30 years of care at St Catherine’s Hospice

Lancashire Evening Post
A thanksgiving service was organised to mark 30 years to the day since St Catherine’s Hospice opened its doors to patients and families.

Springhill Hospice is lauded for restoring an empty pub into a tea room

Manchester Evening News
The charity received an award from Hospice UK in recognition of its transformation of The Craven Heifer into Springhill Tea Rooms and Gift Shop at the Craven.

From across ehospice editions:

New scholarship opportunities for nurses and social workers

Careseekers – helping the needy get in touch with carers

Helping Hounds

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