Daily News Roundup – 7 March 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice UK attacks plan to extend NHS charges for non-EU patients

The Guardian
Including end of life care is ‘inappropriate’, says charity as it joins GPs in opposing proposals to widen charging regime

Glasgow hospice boss suspended by charity amid ‘bullying’ claim leaves post

Glasgow Evening Times
The boss of a Glasgow hospice who was suspended last year amid bullying claims has left her post. Shona Robinson worked at the Marie Curie palliative care centre in the city’s east end for five years.

The impact of a new public health approach to end of life care

EAPC blog
Libby Sallnow is a clinician and doctoral researcher at St Joseph’s Hospice, London, and the University of Edinburgh. Here, she explains the background to her longer research article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the March issue of Palliative Medicine.

Treasured moments at Leeds hospice

Yorkshire Evening Post
The team at Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds are hoping to create some truly treasured moments for the families they care for. They are looking to raise money to support the work of the Headingley-based service to provide support to hundreds of people living with life-limiting conditions.

Overgate Hospice charity shop to re-open after floods

Hebden Bridge Times
The Overgate Hospice charity shop in Hebden Bridge will re-open this week, almost two months after the devastating flood Boxing Day floods hit the Calder Valley.

“Knowing we’re there provides an immense amount of comfort.”

Marie Curie blog
Melissa Tiley-Waters took time out behind the scenes of the Great Daffodil Appeal 2016 advert explain why she became a Marie Curie healthcare assistant and what it means to her.

From across ehospice editions:

Countdown to the second ICPCN Conference

Household poverty reduction through palliative care – a pilot study in rural north India

My Dad and me

The story of a generation of AIDS survivors

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