Daily News Roundup – 31 March 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Louis Theroux’s LA Stories – Edge of Life


Documentary in which where Louis Therous explores the American way of death, which often involves never giving up and keeping faith right to the end. Available on BBC iPlayer until Sunday.

Banishing the taboo

Daily Gazette

A new campaign by St Helena Hospice is aiming to get more people in north Essex talking openly about death, dying and bereavement.

“I’ll retire when we are back in Trinity”

Edinburgh News

Chief Executive from St Columba’s Hospice Margaret Dunbar is to retire later this year.

Winsley hospice’s easy-to-read guides on palliative care win award

This is Wiltshire

Staff and patients who designed easy to read leaflets for Dorothy House Hospice were shortlisted for the International Journal of Palliative Nursing awards.

Hospice of St Francis gets top marks from health watchdog inspectors

Hemel Today

The hospice has been given full marks by the Care Quality Commission, following an unannounced inspection in February.

Hospice dips into reserves after it posts shortfall of £1m

IOM Today

Hospice Isle of Man has announced that it will need to dip into its financial reserves for 2014.

We should not be isolated in mourning, for grief is so universal

Wales Online

Columnist Carolyn Hitt examines our attitudes to death and grief and argues that we should not treat it as such a societal taboo.

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