Daily News Roundup – 30 June 2014

Categories: In The Media.

£4 million building work set to transform Naomi House


Major building work is due to begin at Naomi House Children’s Hospice near Winchester.

£10m fundraiser for new Norfolk young persons’ hospice


East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (Each) is hoping to raise £10 million to build a new hospice for young people.

Cambridge Arthur Rank volunteer of more than 30 years, Pam Wadham, shares her story of the hospice ahead of its proposed move

Cambridge News

A dedicated volunteer who has helped at the Arthur Rank hospice since it opened in Cambridge in 1981 is backing its move to new surrounds.

Alice Hicks and her family are helping children’s hospice Ty Hafan with its new appeal

Wales Online

10-month-old Alice from the Ely area of Cardiff is heading a nationwide appeal for the Welsh hospice.

‘Forgotten’ age group left out of hospice care

Herald Scotland

The Give Us A Break report, compiled by the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign, says young disabled people in Scotland have very poor access to hospices or respite facilities once they reach 18.

Are you comfortable talking about death and dying?

The Journal

A new report has highlighted how end of life care in Ireland could be improved.

Palliative medicine as a specialty

End of life care studies blog

Professor David Clark from the University of Glasgow writes about how specialty recognition for palliative medicine was first achieved and some of the developments that have ocurred since then.

Care home staff build replica village in Suffolk for dementia sufferers


A replica village, complete with shops, a post office and a village green, has been built to help dementia sufferers help bring some of their memories.

Avoid the funeral sting: how to die for less than £1,000

The Guardian

As the cost of funerals soars past £5,000, new companies are promising low-cost no-frills options.

Average charity takes two years to recoup acquisition costs of a £5-a-month donor, says Ken Burnett

Third Sector

The fundraising consultant tells a round-table event on the future of fundraising that too many donors don’t support charities long enough to repay money spent acquiring them.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *