Daily news roundup – 7 September 2016

Categories: In The Media.

New awards ceremony to recognise care workers at nursing homes

Leigh Journal
An awards ceremony has been organised by staff at Wigan and Leigh Hospice to recognise care workers at nursing homes across the borough.

Rotherham Hospice marks 20 years

Rotherham Advertiser
Staff, volunteers and fundraisers will be thanked at a party marking Rotherham Hospice’s 20th anniversary on Friday.

Anonymous winner claims £1m hospice lottery jackpot

ITV News
Jersey Hospice Care has confirmed that someone has claimed the £1 million lottery jackpot.

‘Powerful’ resource pack for bereaved parents to be launched

Derry Journal
Anam Cara, the all­-Ireland organisation that provides support services to bereaved parents and families, is to launch a resource pack that aims to support newly bereaved parents.

NHS: Jeremy Hunt to announce new online 111 services

BBC News
Details of a the new online NHS 111 service will be outlined in a speech by Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt in Manchester on Wednesday.

Transforming end of life care: why we can’t afford not to

NHS England blog
Ahead of her session at the Health and Care Innovation Expo, Dr Katherine Sleeman sets out her thoughts on the importance of more focus being placed on supporting patients to have a good death at all levels of the NHS.

Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss

EAPC blog
Second part of a story about 8-year-old Rachel who is referred to the Candle Service, part of St Christopher’s Hospice, following the death of her grandmother.

All parents deserve mandatory leave after the loss of a child

The Huffington Post blog
MP Will Quince writes about why he wants to change the law so parents who have suffered the loss of a child are entitled to two weeks off work, paid at the rate of maternity leave.