Daily News Roundup – 5 June 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Terminally ill teenager defies predictions but that doesn’t mean doctors were wrong

The Conversation
People think that making a decision to have palliative care or to go into a hospice will lead to the patient dying sooner. But the opposite is at least sometimes the case.

East Kilbride streets named in memory of Kilbryde Hospice champions

Daily Record
The late founder of the Kilbryde Hospice, Tony McGuinness, and charity director Donna Mortimer Ballantyne have had streets around the new building and a hospice wing named after them.

Charities highlight the value of their volunteer helpers

Morpeth Herald
Unpaid helpers in Northumberland have been thanked for their services in celebration of National Volunteers’ Week, as St Oswald’s Hospice pays tribute to its army of volunteers.

Prime Minister’s award for hospice volunteer

Scarborough News
A Saint Catherine’s Hospice volunteer is celebrating after being commended by the Prime Minister after a decade of service.

Hospice helpers praised during National Volunteer Week

Western Daily Press
Bristol’s only adult hospice, St Peter’s, is this week celebrating its dedicated helpers as part of National Volunteers Week.

From across ehospice editions:

Improving the quality of life at the end of life

Virtually grieving – the changing face of coping with loss

VNAA Honored for end of life care blueprint