Daily News Roundup – 8 October 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Understanding outcomes in end of life care

Evidently Cochrane

As part of Hospice Care Week, Marie Cooper from Hospice UK has written about some pioneering work in palliative care and how research is helping promote best practice in looking after people at the end of life.

“Mum was so happy that we could bring her cat to the hospice”

Marie Curie blog

Article on how Marie Curie’s hospice staff and volunteers strive to treat people as individuals, with their own particular needs and wishes.

Hospice Care Week – Guest blog from Mummy Constant

Sue Ryder blog

Guest blog post by Mummy Constant about her family’s experience of Sue Ryder – St John’s Hospice.

Hospice patients enjoy a smashing time

The Northern Echo

Patients at St Cuthbert’s Hospice have been hitting it off with a few traditional games of conkers.

Macmillan Cancer Support welcomes the Liberal Democrats’ vote in favour of free social care at the end of life


At their party conference, the Liberal Democrats voted in favour of introducing free social care for people on an end of life care register.

£40m fund announced for new medicines


A newly created and dedicated fund, designed to give patients access to new treatments, has been announced by the Scottish Government.

Party leaders told home care investment is ‘urgently needed’

Nursing Times

District nurse leaders are calling on the main political parties to promise urgent investment in community services, including more staff and better training.

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