Daily News Roundup – 30 September 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Brown visits Diana Children’s Nurse centre

Herald Scotland

Former Prime Minister Gordon Brown yesterday met four-year-old palliative care patient Ruby Holden, a patient at Rachel House Children’s Hospice in Kinross who will receive care from the first Diana Children’s Nurses in Scotland.

Maxine Peake takes up new role at Bolton Hospice

The Bolton News

Stage and screen actress Maxine Peake has taken up a new role at the hospice which cared for her mother in her final days. The 39-year-old is a vice president at Bolton Hospice,

Shropshire hospice celebrates its gardening greatness

Shropshire Star

Severn Hospice and two of its volunteers have collected several awards as part of the RHS Britain in Bloom It’s Your Neighbourhood scheme. The charity received Level Five Outstanding awards for its grounds in Bicton Heath, Shrewsbury and Apley Castle, Telford.

Stress on nurses putting patients at risk, warns RCN

The Guardian

Royal College of Nursing survey finds that four out five nurses questioned still went to work last year despite feeling unwell.

£500k grant will help hospice expand

This is Scunthorpe

Lindsey Lodge Hospice has secured a Government grant of more than £500,000 to enable it to carry out an extension to its Burringham Road site.

Tamworth friends £10,000 donation for St Giles Hospice

Tamworth Herald

A ‘fantastic’ £10,000 donation from the Tamworth & District Friends of St Giles Hospice is funding an ultrasound machine which could lead the way for the opening of a new Day Case Paracentesis Service at the hospice.

My mum had dementia at 29

BBC News

Zoe is one of the 17,000 people in the UK living with “early-onset dementia”, which is defined as cases diagnosed before the age of 65.

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