Daily news roundup – 30 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Norfolk charity gala attended by Prince William and Duchess of Cambridge raises more than £400,000

Eastern Daily Press
Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge were guests of honour at the summer ball at Houghton Hall, near Fakenham, in aid of East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH).

Stunning Rhuddlan Castle flower art exhibition marks hospice’s anniversary

Daily Post
An iconic Welsh castle has become the setting of a sea of vibrant metal flowers as part of a public art exhibition celebrating 21 years of St Kentigern Hospice.

‘Tears and laughter’ as couple wed in local charity’s care unit

Welwyn Hatfield Time
More than 30 years after getting engaged, a loved-up couple finally tied the knot at Isabel Hospice’s Sanctuary Room.

Lifelites charity announces young celebrity patron

Charity Today
The national children’s hospice technology charity Lifelites has announced their latest and youngest Patron, Britain’s Got Talent 2016 finalist and Golden Buzzer winner, 14-year-old Jasmine Elcock.

‘Hospital at home’ as safe as acute hospital admissions for elderly patients

Pulse
Measures such as ’hospital at home’ or admission to community hospital are as effective for over 65s as acute hospital admissions, according to new research.

#GivingTuesday launches 2016 campaign with new branding and toolkit

Civil Society
#GivingTuesday, the annual day of giving, has launched with new branding and a new set of resources to help charities take advantage of it.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Don’t torture the dying: Indian Health Ministry’s draft law confuses between euthanasia and advance care planning

USA edition: Consumer Reports offers five questions to ask your doctor before any test, treatment, or procedure