Daily news roundup – 4 May 2016

Categories: In The Media.

We’re back open! Thank you for your support

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice blog
Three and a half months after a fire led to the closure of Russell House, Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice has reopened its doors and returned to offering 24/7 hospice care to local children with life-shortening conditions.

Chelsea garden relocates to hospice for Greenfingers

Horticulture Week
Greenfingers is close to completing the relocation of the Royal Bank of Canada 2015 Chelsea Flower Show garden to the Earl Mountbatten Hospice on the Isle of Wight as planting begins on the garden build.

Dad who walked 33 Tesco stores in a day in memory of his daughter gets new charity role

Bournemouth Echo
A father who undertook a mammoth fundraising walk in memory of his daughter has become a parent ambassador for Julia’s House.

Girl from Isle of Man’s dying wish goes viral

ITV News
Rebecca House Hospice is looking after Sophie, who’s family friend Jo Pack launched a social media campaign to catch the attention of Sophie’s favourite singer Katy Perry.

Peace Hospice Care’s counselling team leader Laureen Hemming talks about how she helps people coping with devastating news

Watford Observer
“Working for a charity is not what you think it might be” said Laureen Hemming, the counselling and bereavement support services team leader at Peace Hospice Care.

‘Learning How To Die’ when you’re not terminally ill

Dying Matters blog
Blog by Luca Rutherford, a writer and performer who is currently touring the country with her solo theatre show Learning How To Die.

From across the ehospice editions:

International edition: Taiwanese Patient Self-determination Act passes third reading

International children’s edition: New postgraduate diploma in children’s palliative care offered in Ireland

USA edition: Founding volunteers honored

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