Daily News Roundup – 7 May 2014

Categories: In The Media.

The emotional and psychological impact of cancer – live discussion

The Guardian

The Guardian is hosting a panel discussion today at 2pm on the emotional impact of cancer and how to deal with it.

Michael Crowther is Kirkwood Hospice’s new Chief Executive

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Michael Crowther takes over the role from Joint Chief Executives Hilary Turner, who retired in January, and Christine Springthorpe, who will retire at the end of May.

Hospice ready to open its doors

Carmarthen Journal

The new Ty Cymorth Day Hospice in Carmarthen is hosting an informal open day on 17 May.

Hospice calls on support ahead of National Flutter Week

Welwyn Hatfield Times

Isabel Hospice is encouraging people to celebrate National Flutter Week, by taking part in a weekly lottery to raise much-needed funds.

A plan for the future is important for end of life care

Irish Examiner

A team of experts at the University College Cork is breaking new ground in helping people decide their end of life care.

Careagencies ‘must ensure recruits can speak English’

BBC News

Agencies should ensure people recruited as carers can speak English before placing them in vulnerable people’s homes, a government adviser has said.

50,000 will have to leave work this year to care for someone with dementia

The Independent

A new report reveals that, this year alone, 50,000 people will leave work to care for someone close to them.

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