Daily News Roundup – 6 August 2015

Categories: In The Media.

NI hospice welcomes £86K donation from nurse benevolent fund

Love Belfast
Northern Ireland Hospice has welcomed an £86k donation from the Benevolent Fund of Nurses in Northern Ireland, which will support education and training packages for hospice nurses.

Hospice wants to hear stories of inspiration

Derbyshire Times
Ashgate Hospicecare is asking those with personal experience of the work it does to send in inspirational stories about the way the hospice has helped them and their families.

Foggy is hoping to help Derian House children’s hospice

Lancashire Telegraph
I’m A Celebrity … Get Me Out of Here! winner Carl Fogarty will be revving up support for a Derian House during an upcoming visit.

End of life care needs an investment pledge

The Guardian – letters
“While guidelines on end of life care are helpful, they are not enough without adequate resources,” write the president of the Association for Palliative Medicine and chief executive of the National Council for Palliative Care.

WHO figures show we need to do more to improve access to palliative care

Marie Curie blog
Susan Lowes, Marie Curie’s policy and public affairs manager for Scotland, on why there is still work to do to make sure everyone who needs palliative care gets it when they need it.

Gill Pharaoh was unusual – most hospice workers oppose assisted dying

The Independent
“Campaigners may tell you that assisted dying works perfectly well in Oregon. But Oregon’s culture is completely different to our own,” writes Baroness Ilora Finlay, co-chair of Living and Dying Well and chair of the National Council for Palliative Care.

From across ehospice editions:

Australia: Prestigious lecture to address Indigenous palliative care

South Africa: Sungardens Hospice: sharing the care

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