Daily news roundup – 6 April 2016

Categories: In The Media.

‘Hospice staff deserve whatever sign of thanks we are able to give’

Nursing Times 
By James Hannah, author of the novel, ‘The A-Z of You and Me’, which is set in a hospice and was inspired by the work of staff at St Catherine’s Hospice, Preston.

Hospice Aid UK seeks to take naming case to the charity tribunal

Third Sector
The grant-giving charity Hospice Aid UK has appealed to the charity tribunal to force the Charity Commission to step in after another charity renamed itself Hospice UK.

Tottenham star Harry Kane volunteers at local hospice

Daily Mail
Tottenham striker Harry Kane spent an afternoon at Noah’s Ark Children’s Hospice in London, helping out with the gardening before participating in a small-sided kickabout.

100 years of nursing marked with visit to Hampstead hospice

Ham & High
Royal College of Nursing president Cecilia Anim payed a visit to Marie Curie Hampstead Hospice on the RCN’s 100th anniversary.

Will London elect a Mayor who cares about terminal illness?

Marie Curie blog
Marie Curie are asking candidates to commit to working towards ensuring that everyone has the right to palliative care if they are elected.

No Less, No Moore

British Geriatrics Society blog
“Speaking of death to patients is actually natural; as skills develop you learn when to enquire, engage and withdraw,” writes Paula Shepherd from Bournemouth University.

Euthanasia and the EAPC – philosopher Lars Johan Materstvedt responds to David Clark

End of life studies blog
Lars Johan Materstvedt, a professor of philosophy working in medical ethics, writes in response to Professor David Clark’s post on the European Association for Palliative Care’s white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.