Daily News Roundup – 30 March 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Celebrations as extension at Keech Hospice Care is officially opened by McBusteds’ Harry Judd

Luton on Sunday
McBusted drummer Harry Judd, travelled to Keech Hospice Care in Luton to formally open the new extension to the children’s hospice.

Hospice founder honoured to win lifetime award

The Suffolk Free Press
Canon Richard Norburn, founder of St Nicholas Hospice Care, was honoured at the Suffolk High Sheriff’s Awards on Thursday night.

Hospice nurses set to be poster stars

Knutsford Guardian
Nurses from East Cheshire Hospice will soon be in the Knutsford spotlight as stars of a new advertising campaign to thank supporters.

Chesterfield Hospice launches bed cafe in town

Derbyshire Times
Ashgate Hospice is launching a pop-up ‘Bed Café’ during National Bed Month to promote how much a good night sleeps means – and how important it is for the hospice to provide a comfortable bed for their patients.

Study shows better communication needed to improve pain management for people with dementia

Marie Curie blog
A new study published by the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department at University College London investigates the link between pain and behavioural symptoms in people with dementia in hospitals. 

Fundraisers go above and beyond – they deserve respect from charity colleagues

The Guardian – voluntary sector network
“Fundraising teams are not the necessary evil – we care about the cause as much as those on the front line delivering vital services.”

From across ehospice editions:

Hospice staff – the heroes of palliative care provision: a day in the life of Nairobi Hospice Day Care activities

St Luke’s collaborates with Lizo Nobanda

Capturing hope – the photographic work of Cristi Bonea

Tracking the hospice and palliative care blogosphere