Daily News Roundup – 5 March 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Newport hospice to expand with 15-bed state-of-the-art unit

South Wales Argus
St David’s Hospice Care is to create a new 15-bed state-of-the-art in-patient unit at its site in Newport.

Peace Hospice Care to offer men prostate cancer support course

Watford Observer
A six week course for men recovering from prostate cancer will be launched at Peace Hospice Care’s Starlight Centre in Watford later this year.

Proud Cornishman Keith Ferris of Falmouth shares his Cornwall Hospice Care story

West Briton
A proud Cornishman has shared a moving story about his late wife as part of a project run by Cornwall Hospice Care.

How Twitter can help connect the complex world of palliative care

Marie Curie blog
Laura Middleton-Green, lecturer at the School of Nursing at the University of Bradford, will be speaking at the forthcoming Marie Curie research conference on the growing role of Twitter in health education and research.

Not 9 to 5 in Parliament again

Sue Ryder blog
Sue Ryder were in Westminster last week to talk to MPs about its ‘Dying doesn’t work 9 to 5’ campaign and encourage them to sign up to an Early Day Motion (EDM) on the campaign.

Charities should be preferred NHS providers, says Andy Burnham

The Guardian
Charities could get 10-year contracts to help deliver NHS services if Labour wins the general election, the shadow health secretary Andy Burnham has said.

Institute of Fundraising calls for more freedom for society lotteries

Civil Society
The Institute of Fundraising and the Hospice Lotteries Association are among organisations calling for more liberal regulation for society lotteries.

Self-care: how good are we at actually doing it?

ehospice Canada
Palliative care appears to be an area of practice where providers are particularly vulnerable to caregiver fatigue.

Grief in Cameroon society

ehospice International children’s edition
In the latest ICPCN blog, nurse and communication officer for the International Society for Nurses in Cancer Care in Caneroon looks at the consequences of unexpressed grief in the society in which he lives.