Daily News Roundup – 7 March 2014

Categories: In The Media.

What we mean by ‘quality of care’ in the community

Marie Curie blog

Professor Jane Seymour, Sue Ryder Care Professor of Palliative and End of Life Studies at the University of Nottingham, gives a quick overview about why her work is crucial in bringing benefits to patients at the end of the lives as well as to families and carers.

Inequality in end of life care – what you said


Better education and training was one of the main themes to emerge from HSJ’s Twitter chat on ending inequality in end of life care.

Call the Midwife series three finale to feature “end of life care” storyline

Radio Times

Sunday’s episode will focus on the relationship between Chummy and her mother Lady Browne, who has been diagnosed with incurable cancer.

Staff from Blurton’s Dougie Mac hospice go on fact finding mission to Big Apple

The Stoke Sentinel

Staff from the Douglas Macmillan Hospice have visited New York to research how people with cancer can improve their body self-image.

The Hospice of St Francis receives glowing report following Care Quality Commission inspection

Watford Observer

The Hospice of St Francis has received an “excellent” report from the Care Quality Commission following an unannounced inspection two weeks ago.

NekNomination: Loros hospice Leicester turning drinking craze into act of kindness – with NowDonate

By Leicester Mercury

Staff at Leicester hospice Loros have put their own spin on the game, asking people to do something kind for charity before nominating others to do the same.

Ex-Speaker’s new call for clarity on assisted dying laws

Yorkshire Post

Parliament has been accused of abdicating its responsibilities on the assisted dying debate by Betty Boothroyd, the former Speaker of the House of Commons.

NHS must be open over mistakes, says review

BBC News

The NHS in England must be open and honest about mistakes, a government-commissioned inquiry recommends.

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