Daily news roundup – 5 April 2016

Categories: In The Media.

My daughter came home

Dying Matters
A powerful personal account of a mother’s determination to bring her daughter home after her death.

Hospice home care service marks 15-year milestone

The Stoke Sentinel
The Douglas Macmillan Hospice led the way nationally when it set up its hospice at home service in 2001 with nine employees.

Open house Fridays to show the ‘real’ Earl Mountbatten Hospice

Island Echo
‘Open house Fridays’ will give the community the chance to have a tour around the hospice and hear from hospice staff about how the building is becoming a real hub for Island residents to socialise, learn and be inspired.

Gatwick withdraws bird strike risk objection to hospice and homes

Mid Sussex Times
Gatwick Airport has withdrawn an objection to plans for a development in Pease Pottage which would include up to 600 new homes and a new building for St Catherine’s Hospice.

More than £25k handed to Zoe’s Place Hospice from Teesside’s Santa Bikers

The Northern Echo
The Santa bikers have raised more than £25,000 for Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice in Normanby, Middlesbrough.

How singing in a choir could help treatment of cancer

Evening Standard
An hour of choral singing boosts the immune system, cuts stress and improves mood, scientists have found.

From across the ehospice editions:

International: Highlighting lack of access to controlled medicines in the preparations for UNGASS 2016

Children: The big debate: is euthanasia part of children’s palliative care?

Africa: Irish group donates €90,000 to support hospice and palliative care services in Africa

South Africa: Meet the CEO of South Coast Hospice: Diane Van Dyk

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