Daily News Roundup – 7 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

‘Inspirational’ hospice founder dies aged 64
The Irish Independent

Tributes have been paid to the founder of the Irish Hospice Foundation (IHF), Dr Mary Redmond, who has died at the age of 64.

Bedfordshire ambulance crew training allowed more people to recieve end of life care in their homes

Bedfordshire on Sunday
Ambulance crews in Bedfordshire are receiving extra specialist training to allow more people to remain at home for palliative care towards the end of their life, rather than face a trip to hospital.

Grant helps hospice move towards end of life care

Mags4Dorset
Thanks to a grant from the Dorset Cancer Care Foundation, Lewis-Manning Hospice is currently equipping a new treatment room, which is an important step towards the hospice providing end of life care for patients.

Final push needed to renovate hospice

Portsmouth News
Work to renovate Naomi House is almost complete, and staff at the hospice expect children and families to be able to stay there from September.

King’s Lynn hospital bosses seek views on bereavement services

Lynn News
Lynn’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital is looking at ways of improving services for bereaved relatives, and has invited anyone who has experienced bereavement at the hospital in the last year to provide feedback.

Middlesbrough born comic Roy Chubby Brown composes song for children’s charity

Gazette Live
Comedy legend Roy Chubby Brown has penned and composed a song for Zoe’s Place baby hospice, which won his heart during a recent visit.

From across ehospice editions:

International organisations call on UNAIDS to include palliative care in new global strategy

Having a conversation about end of life care: a new PSA

PalAssist goes 24/7 in Queensland

ATOME as a model project for other regions