Daily News Roundup – 4 December 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Gift of knowledge for hospice’s all-female management team

All Media Scotland
The management team at St Vincent’s Hospice in Renfrewshire has been given the chance to learn from some of the country’s top businesses as part of a leadership training programme.

The X Factor Winner’s charity single in aid of Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase

ITV News
The X Factor winner’s single will be in aid of children’s charities Together for Short Lives and Shooting Star Chase.

Aren’t hospices places where people go to die?

Marie Curie blog
Some people have a vision of hospices as quiet and gloomy places where the very ill go to spend their final days. This couldn’t be further from the truth, writes Helen Forrow, manager of the Marie Curie Hospice in Newcastle.

Celebrity artwork to be auctioned for Children’s Hospice South West

North Somerset Times
Children’s Hospice South West has organised an online auction with pieces from Arlene Phillips, Joss Stone, Aardman Animation Studios and a limited edition print by David Cameron.

Family reach £100K fundraising target for hospice in memory of 8-year-old cancer victim

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian
A mother who lost her daughter to cancer has succeeded in raising £100,000 after a fundraising campaign for Haven House Hospice.

Northampton Saints drop in on patients at Cynthia Spencer Hospice…and get some advice on how to improve performance!

Northampton Chronicle
Christmas came a little early to Cynthia Spencer Hospice last week when some of the Northampton Saints team popped in to visit patients and staff.

From across ehospice editions:

10 minutes with Mike Kennedy

NS woman creates Christmas cheer campaign

An Taoiseach says issues relating to dying, death and loss continue to challenge us

Deficiencies in end of life care extend across ethnicities

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