Daily News Roundup – 6 October 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Nicola Sturgeon visits Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice

Glasgow Evening Times
Staff and patients at the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice got a special visit from the First Minister last week.

Six Gloucestershire charities join forces to support those who wish to die at home

Gazette
Six charities in Gloucestershire are working together to support people who wish to die at home rather than in hospital.

Is the UK ready for an ‘explosion’ of need for palliative care?

Marie Curie blog
The number of people living with more than one serious and life-threatening condition will increase by a million by 2025, according to new analysis by the Royal College of GPs.

Dealing with cancer? You need to know about new service which will allow you to stay at home

Glasgow Evening Times
The Marie Curie Fast Track Service will now cover the Queen Elizabeth hospital and help the patients stay at home surrounded by loved ones at the end of their life.

Hospices can also help people take control of our lives

Western Daily Press
Hospices are not just there for the end. While we all should be able to choose where we die, hospices also play a huge part in helping us live well writes Andrew Fletcher.

We continue to round up the media coverage surrounding Hospice Care Week:

Prime Minister backs Hospice Care week in Oxfordshire (ITV News)

J’s Hospice celebrates its 5th anniversary during National Hospice Care Week (Essex County Standard)

A special week to say ‘thank you’ (Stratford-upon-Avon Herald)

People urged to get ‘social’ for Hospice Care Week (Get Bucks)

From across ehospice editions:

Perinatal and neonatal palliative care in Argentina

Hidden Patients and Hidden Lives in Kenya

Attention builds as World Hospice & Palliative Care Day 2015 nears