Daily News Roundup – 6 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Solihull patients to receive treatment at home in final months of life as part of new pilot scheme

Solihull Observer
Cancer patients across the borough will be able to receive medical treatments usually only delivered in hospital or a hospice at home as part of a ground-breaking project to improve end of life care.

10 fantastic years of care at Scotland’s second children’s hospice, Robin House

Sunday Post
“Happy birthday, Robin House!” That was the cry that rang out yesterday on the bonnie banks of Loch Lomond, home to Scotland’s second children’s hospice.

Wife’s final days made special by kind staff and a caricaturist at St Catherine’s Hospice

Crawley News
Dave Rose from Dorking explains how the caring staff have helped his wife, Sheila, manage her symptoms and make the most of her final days with her husband.

Nuneaton hospice stalwart Pat hangs up her uniform

Nuneaton News
Pat Groves of the Mary Ann Evans Hospice has retired. She has been part of the team for 21 years, starting out as a care assistant and then moving to the hospice at home service.

Highland hospice unit £1.3 million short of completion

Press and Journal
The construction of a new inpatient unit at the Highland Hospice in Inverness has begun – but with £1.3 million still needed to fund the completion of the ambitious project.

Status Quo were rocking all over the Tower

Lancashire Evening Post
Legendary rockers Status Quo pulled out all the stops for the first night of an extra-special Symphony at the Tower celebrating 30 years of St Catherine’s Hospice.

What happens to my late husband’s digital life now he’s gone?

The Guardian
Since her husband, Iain, died seven months ago, Caroline Twigg has had to face an unexpected problem – what to do with his online legacy.

From across ehospice editions:

Rural community fundraising to save hospice

Care pyramid a source of support for bereaved children

From portable screens to curtains: Patients can now enjoy privacy

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