Daily News Roundup – 7 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice welcomes peer’s question on care

Edge Magazine

Acorns Children’s Hospice has welcomed a call from Lord Hunt of Kings Heath for better continuity of services for young people with life threatening illnesses.

Hospice can now offer a place for families to stay

Swindon Advertiser

Family lodges have opened their doors at Prospect Hospice, allowing relatives to remain close to their loved ones throughout treatment and up until their very last moments.

£785k Lindsey Lodge Hospice family centre donors praised at official opening

Scunthorpe Telegraph

A new family and bereavement support centre has opened at Lindsey Lodge Hospice in Scunthorpe.

Maintaining high standards of hospice care by measuring patient satisfaction

Marie Curie blog

A pilot study led by Dr Kate Henriksen at the Marie Curie Hospice, Edinburgh found that patients welcome the opportunity to complete a questionnaire to provide feedback about their doctors.

The significance of end of life dreams and visions

Nursing Times

End of life dreams and visions, often of loved ones, are part of the natural dying experience. There are clear distinctions between these and delirium.

If ‘dying with dignity’ is legalised, soon it will be expected

The Telegraph

In a society that views the old as a burden, Lord Falconer’s ‘choice’ could mean none at all, writes By Charles Moore.

Assisted dying is the final triumph of market capitalism

The Guardian – comment is free

I have no religious objection to assisted dying, but let’s not underestimate the hydra-like emotions that surround this choice.

Few charities will have to register under lobbying act, says Charity Commission’s Caroline Cooke

Third Sector

Only “a very small number of charities” will be required to register with the Electoral Commission in order to comply with requirements of the lobbying act, according to a Charity Commission official.

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