Daily News Roundup – 31 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

New service to support people in the North of the Island launched


Hospice Isle of Man has launched a new drop-in day service for patients affected by cancer or any other life-threatening illnesses or their relatives or carers.

New defibrillator could save lives

Hartlepool Mail

Hartlepool & District Hospice has used money from EDF Energy Renewables to buy an automated external defibrillator.

Jayne Bessant: Assisted dying bill goes against ethos of quality of life

Manchester Evening News

The Chief Executive of St Ann’s Hospice on the emotive subject of assisted dying.

Patrick Harvie: Assisted Suicide Bill consultation chance for respectful scrutiny of difficult issue

Daily Record

The submissions to the consultation on the Assisted Suicide Bill in Scotland were published on Monday, marking the latest stage in the process of scrutiny that the proposals will be subject to.

Relationships and illness

Final Fling blog

Blog about relationships and illness, and a film made by Rosetta Life about one personal story about marital breakdown, within the context of life-limiting illness..

England records rise in dementia diagnoses

BBC News

The number of people in England diagnosed with dementia has risen by 62% over seven years.

CQC to slow inspections amid staff pressures

HSJ (subscription needed)

The Care Quality Commission has scaled back its inspection ambitions for the rest of 2014-15 as it seeks to recruit enough high calibre staff.

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