Daily News Roundup – 4 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

MP Huw shows his support for fire hit St Michael’s Hospice

Bexhill Observer
Bexhill MP Huw Merriman has visited St Michael’s Hospice to see the damage that was caused by the recent fire and to hear how the hospice is already restoring services.

St Barnabas: Thanks to reception team for all their hard work

Worthing Herald
Hugh Lowson, St Barnabas House chief executive, writes for the local paper about the staff and volunteers who man the hospice’s reception desk.

Hospice benefits from prisoners art skills

Henley Standard
Patients from Sue Ryder’s Nettlebed Hospice and prisoners at HMP Huntercombe have displayed their art work at Nettlebed Art and Craft Show.

How art therapy can help cancer patients

The Telegraph
Whether you are a seasoned professional or a total beginner, participation in one of the arts can be of enormous help in giving vent to feelings of anger, fear and isolation.

Intersectional pain: what I’ve learned from hospices and feminism of colour

Open Democracy
Yasmin Gunaratnam, Reader in Sociology at Goldsmiths College, writes about ‘total pain’.

NHS hospitals told not to fill vacancies as cash crisis bites

The Independent
Hospitals have been told to only fill vacancies “where essential” to save money, and been reassured they should not be fined if they miss waiting times targets.

From across ehospice editions:

Australia: Needs assessment of older people with chronic mental illness

Africa: “I’m ready to go to my true home now” – Eliza’s story

China: Spiritual care in Shenyang

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