Daily news roundup – 5 September 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Claire House Children’s Hospice to open new site in Liverpool

Liverpool Echo
The charity will use a former monastery in West Derby to expand care for seriously and terminally ill children in the area.

Public-spirited hospice to share life-saving machine with community

The Argus
The Martlets Hospice in Hove is installing a potentially life-saving defibrillator to help visitors, staff, volunteers and neighbours who suffer a cardiac arrest.

Report highlights good standard of care at Shakespeare Hospice

Stratford-upon-Avon Herald
Shakespeare Hospice has received high praise from the Care Quality Commission following a recent inspection.

Highland Hospice launches memorabilia hunt

North Star News
A Highland-wide search has been launched for documents and materials which will help to tell the story of Highland Hospice.

Fifth of GPs would help a terminally ill patient end their life if law allowed it

GP Online
One in five GPs would help a terminally ill patient end their life if the law changed to allow this, a GP Online poll suggests.

Terminally-ill woman who touched thousands with brave TV shows about living with cancer dies eight months after achieving her biggest bucket list ambition

Daily Mail
Rowena Kincaid, from Cardiff, presented two documentaries about what to do with the time she had left when she was told she had cancer.

My end is inevitable, but I can at least be prepared

The Times
Blog by Gordon Aikman, MND patient and campaigner in Edinburgh.

Refilling the tank

Traumagasdoc blog
Helgi Johannsson, a doctor specialising in anaesthesia, discusses how doctors can cope with the emotional impact of end of life conversations.

Living our values

Together for Short Lives blog
CEO Barbara’s take on Together for Short Lives’ new values.

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