Daily News Roundup – 8 March 2016

Categories: In The Media.

The art of treating a patient who doesn’t want to be fixed

GP trainee Dr Nishma Manek writes about her experiences of working in a hospice and how one patient in particular taught her the importance of “doing nothing”. 

Brave bride loses cancer battle just ten days after marrying partner of 10 years

Daily Mirror
Mo Akhtar wed Farbaz in St Joseph’s Hospice and was keeping an emotional diary to chart her few days as a newlywed.

Transforming care in Northern Ireland

Together for Short Lives blog
Children’s palliative care takes many forms. Delivering a specialist service to the children with many and diverse conditions which puts them in need of palliative care is challenging, time consuming, emotionally draining and incredibly fulfilling, writes Dr Heather McCluggage.

Ex-Liverpool boss Brendan Rodgers honoured to support NI Hospice ‘angels’ who looked after dad

Belfast Telegraph
The former Liverpool FC manager was speaking in Belfast as he confirmed he had agreed to be an ambassador for the Northern Ireland Hospice and Northern Ireland Children’s Hospice.

Celebrating our nurses on International Women’s Day

Marie Curie blog
In honour of International Women’s Day, we look back at the 1930s female-led Marie Curie Hospital and the legacy of care and support from our nursing staff of all genders.

From across ehospice editions:

Ethiopian Embassy supports Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance’s work in Ethiopia

Integrating long-term care into a community-based continuum

Leandro’s TB journey

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