Daily News Roundup – 5 May 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hear their voices: powerful pre-election charity campaigns

The Guardian
The Guardian’s Voluntary Sector Network has highlighted the End of Life Care coalition campaign in its roundup of top pre-election campaigns.

Quentin Blake’s Great Ormond Street ‘end of life’ gift for families of dying children

The Observer
Sir Quentin Blake has completed a series of illustrations for Great Ormond Street Hospital, created at the request of a young couple who lost their baby aged just 10 days.

South Gloucestershire hospice holds special event for retiring employee of 25 years

St Peter’s Hospice in Bristol held a special event to mark the retirement of its medical director Carole Dacombe, who has worked at the hospice for 25 years.

Torquay Rowcroft patient Gareth marries sweetheart Vanessa and ‘now we are complete’

Torquay Herald Express
Gareth Windsor, a patient at Rowcroft Hospice, has married his fiancée earlier than planned with help from hospice staff.

Duchess of Northumberland shows support to Elswick hospice

Chronicle Live
The Duchess of Northumberland visited the Marie Curie Hospice in Newcastle, as it launched a new scheme to mark its 20th anniversary.

Priorities for integrating health and social care in Scotland

Marie Curie blog
Richard Meade, head of policy and public affairs, Scotland, at Marie Curie, on integrating health and social care in Scotland.

From across ehospice editions:

Endings and beginnings – Asia Pacific Hospice Conference draws to a close in Taipei as Singapore takes up the 2017 mantle

ehospice International
Top quality presentations and productive and inspiring conversations were the order of the day as the 2015 Asia Pacific Hospice Conference (APHC) drew to a close and attention turned to Singapore, host city for APHC 2017.

US and Ugandan hospices celebrated for outstanding partnership

ehospice USA
Global Partners in Care presents the 2015 Global Partnership Award to Samaritan Healthcare and Hospice of New Jersey and Kawempe Home Care of Uganda.

Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association organizes 13th Hike for Hospice Palliative Care Across Canada

ehospice Canada
On 3 May 2015, thousands of Canadians of all ages gathered on walking paths, parks, and hiking trails across Canada to celebrate the 13th Annual Hike for Hospice Palliative Care.

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