Daily news roundup – 8 July 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Belhaven Hospital’s palliative care ward set to close

Edinburgh Evening News
Hospital chiefs have been urged to ditch plans to close a vital palliative care ward amid warnings the move would be “a disaster” for residents in East Lothian.

East Anglia’s Children’s Hospices (EACH) rated Outstanding by Care Quality Commission

Cambridge News
Following two inspections in February, inspectors found staff were caring and compassionate and people were being provided with safe, responsive, caring, effective and well-led care.

More than 700 visit Little Havens children’s hospice first public open day

Yellow Advertiser
Supporters, volunteers and members of the public were invited into the hospice to find out more about the charity that cares for babies, children and teenagers with life-limiting conditions.

The Range makes massive donation to children’s hospice

Plymouth Herald
Retail chain The Range has donated enough money to pay for three specialist nurses for a year at Children’s Hospice South West.

BBC war reporter: MS diagnosis scarier than war zone

BBC News
Caroline Wyatt discusses her experience of multiple sclerosis.

An important week for end of life care

Marie Curie blog
Blog by Dr Jane Collins, chief executive at Marie Curie, about the government’s response to the Choice Review.

Building online community in hospice and palliative care

Pallimed
Next Thursday marks the 6th anniversary of #hpm chat and co-founder Christian T Sinclair is inviting everyone to help celebrate.