Daily News Roundup – 5 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Eden Valley Hospice appoints new chief executive

Cumbria Crack
This week, Bill Mumford took up the role of chief executive at Eden Valley Hospice and Jigsaw, Cumbria’s Children’s Hospice.

Cradley MP Margot James agrees to become Mary Stevens Hospice ambassador

Halesowen News
Margot James MP is to become an ambassador for Mary Stevens Hospice’s upcoming 25th anniversary appeal.

Hospice “very proud” of retail honour

Hereford Times
St Michael’s Hospice came out top in the Charity Retail Awards after winning the ‘Most Profitable Charity Retail Operation for 11-20 Shops’ category.

What we say when we say goodbye

Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie asked its supporters to share their memories of loved ones’ last words – here is a selection.

Remembering Cicely – founder of the modern hospice movement

EAPC blog
Former colleagues and friends of Dame Cicely Saunders took part in a special seminar held at St Christopher’s Hospice to mark the tenth anniversary of her death.

Join the debate about the future of the Scottish NHS

Herald Scotland
People from across Scotland have been urged to join a wide ranging debate about the future of health and social care services.

From across ehospice editions:

International: Delphi study lists priorities for research in children’s palliative care

Bangladesh: Community palliative care for older people in Bangladeshi slums

Sout Africa: Butterfly Box: changing the way South Africans perceive charity shops