Daily News Roundup – 31 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Fluids given via sponge ‘not wrong’ for end of life care

Nursing Times
Nurses have hit back against suggestions in the national media that they were leaving end of life care patients so dehydrated they were resorting to sucking water from sponges.

New national CPR policy to be unveiled in September

Herald Scotland
A new national policy on the use of CPR on terminally ill patients is expected to be published in September.

Richard House marks 15th anniversary

Newham Recorder
For 15 years, Richard House Children’s Hospice has been caring for east London youngsters and their families. To mark the anniversary, the Beckton hospice organised a celebration event to showcase the work it has done during that time.

St Cuthbert’s Hospice unveils five-star hotel refurbishment

Northern Echo
Therapy rooms at St Cuthbert’s Hospice have been given a five-star makeover with new furnishings and a sophisticated sound and light system.

Widower’s TV thank you to wedding team

Blackpool Gazette
Dean Jackson was filmed for ITV programme Real Stories With Ranvir Singh, which aired on Thursday evening, to tell the tale of losing his beloved partner Dawn to cancer within just 18 days of diagnosis. Watch the programme on ITV Player.

From across ehospice editions:

“My children are courageous” – Filomena’s story

Massachusetts Independent Film Festival selects Little Stars

The hospice impact on a family

Meet Elizabeth: Dynamic CEO of Drakenstein Palliative Hospice

Despite gains in advance directives, study finds more intensive end of life cancer care

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