Daily News Roundup – 5 November 2015

Categories: In The Media.

St Wilfrid’s Hospice’s Bosham move threatened with refusal

Chichester Observer
There is no plan B if a proposed St Wilfrid’s move to Bosham collapses, the hospice has warned. St Wilfrid’s had high hopes of relocating from its Donnington home in a £12 million move.

Bury Hospice finances back on track after board leader hails new accounts

Bury Times
Bury Hospice’s troubled finances are back on track as bosses bid to develop its services. The news comes in the wake of a shake-up to the charity’s trustee board, after three members resigned.

The unknown can be scary; the familiar less so

Sue Ryder blog
Emma Crutchlow, a doctor at Sue Ryder Leckhampton Court Hospice, has started a new blog to raise awareness of the work of doctors within palliative care.

‘I’ve been to hell and back. It’s after cancer treatment that you need care’

The Guardian
Cancer is no longer a death sentence, but treatment is the first step in a long and arduous journey, and NHS services can’t keep up.

Patching up the end of life problem

The Scotsman
A new charity aims for hospice-level care in all Scottish hospitals, writes the charity’s medical director, Dr Pamela Levack.

MP praises Hospice at Home volunteers on visit

Cambrian News Online
Mark Williams MP has praised the work of Hospice At Home Aberystwyth, a new volunteer led charity offering community-based end of life care to patients.

From across ehospice editions:

Progress in methadone availability for pain management in India

Community health workers boost human resources for palliative care in Rwanda

10 minutes with Karen Conte

National Health Council: Putting Patients First

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