Daily News Roundup – 6 March 2015

Categories: In The Media.

£2k donation helps tranquil woodland scene bring new light into Teesside Hospice

Teesside News
A donation from the Mike Findley MND Fund has helped pay for illuminated ‘virtual skylights’ in windowless therapy room at Teesside Hospice.

Children’s Hospice South West to open garden trail

Devon Life
Children’s Hospice South West is opening its very own garden trail, featuring some of Devon’s finest gardens.

Luis Suarez: Barcelona striker to return to Liverpool for charity game

BBC News
Former Liverpool striker Luis Suarez will return to Anfield to play in a charity match on 29 March, with proceeds going towards a number of charities including Claire’s House children’s hospice.

Sturgeon ‘not convinced’ by assisted suicide law

BBC News
The first minister of Scotland has said she is “not convinced” by new legislation to allow assisted suicide.

Parents’ touching bucket list for toddler with rare disease and only two years to live

The Telegraph
Family set up fundraising page to help terminally-ill Zach Parnaby experience all ‘wish list’ items before he dies from rare condition known as Krabbe Luekodystrophy.

Bereavement can overwhelm a student – and support is sparse

The Guardian
Nothing can prepare you for the shock of losing someone you love. But universities ought to know how to take care of a grief-stricken student.

58th Session of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs including UNGASS special segment starts in Vienna next week

ehospice International edition
The 2015 Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), including a Special Segment on the 2016 United Nations General Assembly Special Session (UNGASS) on drugs, will be held from Monday 9 to Tuesday 17 March 2015.

Gombe district hospital in Uganda adapts palliative care in its vision and mission

ehospice Africa
The three year project that used a model that is concentrated on capacity building of the hospital to integrate palliative care has been successful in influencing the hospital vision, mission and core values.

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