Daily News Roundup – 4 December 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Nurses in drive for more ‘compassionate care’

BBC News

More emphasis should be placed on nurses providing compassionate care in hospitals, industry leaders have said.

Is nursing lacking in compassion?

The Guardian – Debate of the day 

Nurses are to be judged on compassion as well as ability – tell us if you have found this virtue wanting in your experience of their care.

Where did the hysteria over the Liverpool Care Pathway originate?

The New Statesman

Dr Kate Granger speaks out about the media coverage about the Liverpool Care Pathway.

Nine in 10 beds full in a third of NHS hospitals

The Telegraph

Nine in 10 beds are normally occupied at night in a third of English hospitals, according to new NHS figures show that demonstrate just how full they are.

Volunteers are award winners

This is Staffordshire

Douglas Macmillan Hospice volunteers have been recognised for their efforts at an awards ceremony.

Sister’s decades of dedication honoured

The Oxford Times

Helen and Douglas House – The founder of the world’s first children’s hospice has been rewarded for her decades of dedication, with a lifetime achievement award.

Meet the faces behind the hospice

stv Edinburgh

A user says if it wasn’t for her weekly visits to St Columba’s Hospice, her life would be very different. Features a video about the care the hospice provides.

Campaign to raise £30,000 for a St Luke’s nurse

This is Plymouth

A campaign to raise £30,000 to fund a St Luke’s Hospice nurse for a year is launched.

Movember ‘tache raises hundreds for St Raphael’s Hospice

Local Guardian

A moustachioed man has raised £600 for a hospice and prostate cancer after taking on the Movember challenge.

Hospice service opens first charity shop

The Northern Echo

Herriot Hospice Homecare has opened its first charity shop in an attempt to generate an extra £100,000 of income a year to help care for terminally-ill patients who want to remain at home.

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