Daily news roundup – 7 April 2016

Categories: In The Media.

“Bonkers” great-grandad ‘who doesn’t like tattoos’ becomes oldest person to get inked

The Mirror
While raise money for Ashgate Hospice, Jack Reynolds (who is 104 years old) has been awarded a Guinness World Record after getting his nickname ‘Jacko’ inked on his arm.

Junior doctors raise money for hospice on picket at Macclesfield Hospital

Macclesfield Express
As they picketed outside Macclesfield Hospital, junior doctors held a bake sale in aid of East Cheshire Hospice.

Bury Hospice and Grace’s Place could team up in bid to benefit both, senior source claims

Bury Times
Grace’s Place children’s hospice could be taken “back under the wing” of Bury Hospice in a move to boost both charities.

Cat brought into Queen’s Hospital to fulfil last wish of dying patient

Yellow Advertiser
A cat was brought into Queen’s Hospital for the first time by staff to fulfil the last wish of a dying patient from Dagenham.

European Palliative Care Academy 2015-17: Building up leadership competencies

EAPC blog
A second cohort of students has begun this innovative course that aims to develop future leaders in palliative care.

From across the ehospice editions:

International: Advocacy, advocacy and advocacy

Children: Caring for the mental health of mothers and disabled babies

Canada: “Because I care” – organizations and individuals show their support of caregivers by writing a pledge for National Carers Day

India: Call to develop palliative care services in Indian medical institutions