Daily News Roundup – 7 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice to help the 470 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Bucks every year

Get Bucks
The Hospice of St Francis will reach out to the 470 men diagnosed with prostate cancer in Bucks every year and the 3,000 men living with the disease by launching a course this month.

Hospice fundraiser – empowering challenge or easy ride?

UK Fundraising
A blog on the UK Fundraising website analyses the challenges and benefits of being a fundraiser for a hospice charity.

Patients tell us why Jersey Hospice Care is so important to them

ITV News
As part of our special Jersey Hospice Care programme, on the day of the Hospice lottery draw, our reporter Jess Savage met the people who rely on the Hospice so much.

Staffing problems force temporary closure of Thirsk hospital

Darlington & Stockton Times
A hospital specialising in end of life care will temporarily close later this month – despite concerns from residents and councillors.

Doctors helping more patients face their last days of life in comfort

Blackpool Gazette
New figures show the number of Fylde and Wyre residents dying in their preferred place is slightly higher than the national average.

‘I didn’t want to go to Loros – I thought people only went there for one thing’

Leicester Mercury
A Loros patient with motor neurone diesease writes about his initial perceptions of Loros and how the hospice has helped him and his family.

High Sheriff gets a tour of hospice

Sussex Express
The High Sheriff of East Sussex, Juliet Smith, visited St Peter and St James Hospice as it celebrates its 40th year.

Ahead of the House of Commons debate on the Assisted Dying Bill on Friday, we roundup some of the press coverage surrounding the issue:

Why I believe assisting people to die would dehumanise our society for ever (The Observer)

The Observer view on assisted dying (The Observer)

Clerical interference: Religious leaders have a right to oppose the Assisted Dying Bill – the secular majority has a right to ignore them (The Independent)

The Assisted Dying Bill is an ethical muddle (The Daily Telegraph)

Offline: Fibbing for God (The Lancet)

From across ehospice editions:

UNAIDS survey on financial trends

Palliative care for children with rare diseases in Australia

Methadone for analgesia: Physician, capacity building through collaboration, education and mentorship in Southern Alberta

“Expert Patients” moved by love

Huffington Post explores racial issues in hospice

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