Daily News Roundup – 5 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

MP calls for empty Wisbech hospital wards to become hospice

Fenland Citizen

MP Steve Barclay is calling for empty wards in a Fenland hospital to be converted into a hospice to allow terminally ill patients to die close to their families.

Duchess of Gloucester opens new hospice ‘holistic care centre’

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian

A new £665,000 “holistic care centre” at Haven House has been opened by The Duchess of Gloucester.

Leeds hospice’s hi-tech den improves teenagers’ social lives

Yorkshire Evening Post

The revamped “den” at Martin House Children’s Hospice now boasts a host of state-of-the-art equipment used in some of the world’s most luxurious homes.

Inspirational artist visits Brentry hospice

The Bristol Post

Doug Hyde, a Bristol-based artist who is renowned around the world for his inspirational prints, has visited St Peter’s Hospice to meet patients grappling with terminal illnesses.

Funding won for end of life care study

Herald Scotland

Researchers led by Professor David Clark at Glasgow University have won funding to compare the end of life care provided around the world with a view to improving current practices.

New award for compassionate care

Nursing Times

Nurses and their teams are being encouraged to enter a new award recognising exceptional compassionate care set up in memory of a healthcare worker.

Help us find the top BME pioneers in healthcare


HSJ is seeking to celebrate the outstanding contributions professionals from black and minority ethnic backgrounds make to healthcare – and nominations are now open.

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