Daily News Roundup – 4 June 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Canterbury ‘fundraising risk’ for hospice

BBC news

Pilgrims Hospice risks losing the support of fundraisers if it continues with plans to close hospice beds, the local MP has said.

St Helena Hospice: No cuts in front-line services

Daily Gazette

St Helena Hospice in Colchester has rubbished rumours that proposed changes to services would see a cut to front-line staff.

Teesside charity legend Mary Butterwick toasts her 90th birthday

Gazette Live

Despite her maturing years the founder and life president of Butterwick Hospice Care still has a spark in her eye and an infectious laugh.

St Giles Hospice says “Thank You” to 1,500 vital volunteers

Sutton Coldfield Local

During National Volunteers’ Week, which runs until 7th June, St Giles Hospice is thanking its 1,500 kind-hearted volunteers.

St Nicholas Hospice Care’s first patient outreach centre opens for business in Haverhill

Cambridge News

The St Nicholas Hospice Care patient outreach centre was formally opened on Saturday – and will now provide a range of services and therapies for those in Haverhill five days a week.

Assisted suicide petition presented

The Courier

The My Life, My Death, My Choice campaign will today present a petition signed by 2,500 people urging MSPs to pass the Assisted Suicide Bill.

End of life care: What do religions say?

BBC News

So for those who believe, what guidance can religions offer in a person’s last moments?

Centenarians ‘outliving diseases of old age’

BBC News

Centenarians have found a way to beat the common diseases of old age, such as cancer and heart disease, research suggests.

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