Daily News Roundup – 30 May 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Teaching a better end of life care

This Is Wiltshire

Passing on knowledge and mentoring nurses and doctors to provide the best palliative care possible to patients across Swindon is one of Prospect Hospice’s main priorities.

St Helena Hospice consults on changes to services

Daily Gazette

St Helena Hospice is consulting staff about changes it says will improve care.

Princess Alice Hospice’s £1m refurbishment unveiled

Your Local Guardian

The £1 million refurbishment of Princess Alice Hospice has been officially unveiled by the Lord Mayor of London.

Blue Peter gardener launches Thames Hospice schools competition

Local Berkshire

Blue Peter gardener Chris Collins has been named ambassador for Thames Hospice’s Sunflower Schools competition.

Health chiefs pledge to improve end of life care after phasing out controversial Liverpool Care Pathway

Norwich Evening News

Significant strides have been made in improving end of life care across Norfolk after the government scrapped the LCP.

Facing death and hope

Final Fling blog

Libby Milton, a palliative care nurse from Glasgow’s Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice, shares her thoughts on hope.

NHS chief Simon Stevens: We need cottage hospitals

The Telegraph

Simon Stevens, the new chief executive of NHS England, says more patients should be treated in their own communities.

1,200 mourners give Stephen Sutton a final thumbs up in emotional vigil

ITV News

Thousands of mourners turned out to celebrate the life of an inspirational teenage cancer victim on the day a fighting fund he launched topped £4 million.

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