Daily News Roundup – 8 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Patients move into new Thorpe Hall Hospice

Heart
Around two years ago, Her Royal Highness The Duchess of Gloucester launched the Thorpe Hall Capital Appeal to fund the building of a new state-of-the-art hospice building in Peterborough. Now the first patients are moving in.

Hospice backs campaign that encourages healthcare workers to introduce themselves

Bradford Telegraph & Argus
Manorlands Hospice is backing a campaign encouraging all healthcare workers to introduce themselves by name to their patients. The national #hellomynameis initiative was launched by Dr Kate Granger, who is terminally ill.

Children’s hospice charity chosen as beneficiary of H&I tourism awards

Island News & Advertiser
Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS), which supports children and their families coping with life-shortening conditions, has been selected as the charity beneficiary of the 2015 Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards.

Care payment row stand-off ‘pathetic’

Lancashire Telegraph
The boss of a health company which has been providing end of life care for a cancer sufferer despite not being paid by health chiefs said a stand-off over who is responsible was ‘pathetic’.

St David’s Hospice Care devastated after vandals destroy sun canopy

South Wales Argus
A hospice is “devastated” after vandals destroyed a sun canopy used by seriously ill patients.

Pensioner hand delivers hospice donation

The Independent
Retired railway worker, Joe Hagland, travelled from his home in London to Compton Hospice in Wolverhampton after hearing it had been targeted by thieves.

From across ehospice editions:

NAIDOC week – We all stand on sacred ground

Hospice gives couple their dying wish

Little touches support bereaved parents at Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital

Drakenstein Palliative Hospice: Meet Petro Gordon

New webcast looking at CMS’ focus on hospice community