Daily News Roundup – 7 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Bury Hospice to get £124,000 cash lifeline from health bosses

This is Lancashire

CCG is to throw Bury Hospice a £124,000 lifeline to ease a cash crisis, it has been announced.

Short stories for children to help hospice

The Argus

A grandfather has published a collection of short stories for children in aid of St Barnabas House, the hospice which cared for his wife.

Willie’s search for Rainbows recruits

Leicester Mercury

Snooker legend and Rainbows patron Willie Thorne is helping the quest to recruit more volunteers for the Loughborough hospice for children and young people.

Springhill Hospice shop wins best dressed shop window during Heywood 1940s weekend

Rochdale Online

A Springhill Hospice Shop won the ‘best dressed vintage shop window’ competition that took place during the Heywood 1940s weekend.

How an exercise programme is helping patients at the Marie Curie Hospice, Belfast

Marie Curie blog

Research shows that physical activity in palliative care has the potential to improve symptoms, including tiredness, pain, weak muscles and poor physical functioning.

Spiritual care and spiritual wellbeing for people receiving palliative care for cancer


Blog by Dr Bella Vivat, Research Lecturer at Brunel University and a principal investigator on an international study to develop a measure of spiritual wellbeing for people receiving palliative care for cancer.

Social care reforms: councils raise funding concerns

BBC News

Plans to cap the amount of money people in England spend on their social care could be jeopardised by a lack of funding, councils say.

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