Daily News Roundup – 9 April 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Patient opinions heard

Scottish Government
Extra funding will allow people to share their experiences of the NHS online and make an important contribution to improving services, Scottish Health Secretary Shona Robison announced today.

I’ve seen first-hand how palliative care in India is compromised by privatisation

The Guardian – Comment is Free
Hannah Fox, a GP trainee currently working in India, writes: “I now see how a publicly funded healthcare system creates an optimal environment for ethical decision-making. Nowhere is this more apparent than in end of life care.”

Is cancer money well spent?

BBC Radio 4
Matthew Hill investigates how money is spent on cancer treatments and asks: have we got the balance right?

Van Morrison’s drive to raise cash for hospice

The Belfast Telegraph
Belfast singer-songwriter Van Morrison will be performing two intimate gigs at the 17th International Guinness Blues on the Bay Festival next month with profits being donated to the Southern Area Hospice Services.

From across ehospice editions:

Bill Thomas’ 2015 Age of Disruption Tour

Wear your seatbelt. Put on a bike helmet. Make your advance care plan.