Daily News Roundup – 8 October 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Achieving shared ambitions for end of life care

NHS England blog
Dr Ros Taylor, national director at Hospice UK, explains how hospices are ready to play their role in delivering the very best end of life care.

Home is not always the best place to die, says end of life care expert

The Independent
The commonly held belief that home is the best place to die may be a myth, according to an expert in end of life care, who said more should be done to improve people’s experience of dying in hospital.

Final wish fulfilled for hospice patient

Gazette & Herald
A St Catherine’s Hospice patient has fulfilled his final wish to go birdwatching one last time with help from his friends in the RAF.

Children from Shooting Star Chase hospice open new London toy store

Get Surrey
George Ludlow from Guildford and Ruby May Grimshaw from Chertesy cut the ribbon to open The Toy Store’s new shop in London.

‘Getting nurses among main challenges our hospices face’

Oxford Mail
Helen & Douglas House is urging qualified children’s nurses who may have taken a break from work to consider getting back into it.

When Mary slipped away at the Foyle Hospice it was so peaceful and calm, it was beautiful

Derry Journal
Raymond Wray writes about his experiences of Foyle Hospice, where his wife, Mary, died.

Marie Curie Campaign: Hospice helps in final days

Edinburgh Evening News
Marie Curie provides care and support to people living with a terminal illness, across the Lothians in the Marie Curie Hospice at Fairmilehead and through its community services.

We continue our roundup of the media coverage surrounding Hospice Care Week:

How social media is being used for this year’s Hospice Care Week (Charity Digital News)

Corsham celebrant to screen film as part of UK Hospice Care Week (Gazette & Herald)

Appeal to Haverhill residents to ‘lend a hand’ during Hospice Care Week (Haverhill Echo)

From across ehospice editions:

Hundred year old institution to provide culturally relevant palliative care in modern-day Ethiopia

HPCA Conference 2015: Catching up with David Praill

Organizations across the country dedicated to our nation’s veterans facing serious illness

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