Daily News Roundup – 7 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Britain’s biggest charities ruthlessly hounding the vulnerable and elderly for cash

Daily Mail
The Daily Mail reports that charity giants, including British Red Cross, NSPCC, Oxfam and Macmillan, have been hounding vulnerable people on an official ‘no-call’ list.

Their death: their story

British Geriatrics Society
Katie Wells explains her work to highlight the benefits of advance care planning, and how the death of her Nan made her want to change the role of ward-based nurses to help patients plan for the future.

GP call to protect jobs for terminally ill patients

Leicester Mercury
A Leicestershire GP is backing a national campaign to secure more rights for workers with terminal illness.

Who are you calling dingy?

Blackpool Gazette
Bosses at Trinity Hospice and Brian House jumped to defend their vital work and services after a number of a television shows labelled them “dingy” and have said support for them is as strong as ever.

Chelsea’s Cesc Fabregas meets teenagers from Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ bereavement group

Get Surrey
Teenagers from Woking & Sam Beare Hospices’ bereavement group met Chelsea FC footballer Cesc Fabregas when they visited Samsung for a ‘give and gain’ day.

“I wish we had been able to prepare for the end”

Marie Curie blog
“In our new report – Triggers for palliative care – we’re calling on health professionals to improve access to palliative care for people with all terminal conditions.”

From across ehospice editions:

New study reveals unequal access to palliative medicine education in Europe

Remembering Cicely… as an inspiration for Africa

Cancer care is so much more than just about medicine – advocating for psychosocial care

Satisfying a workforce “thirsty for information”

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