Daily News Roundup – 9 February 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Letters: Hospices could look after 50,000 patients a year who take up hospital beds

The Telegraph

National charity for hospice care Hospice UK’s letter to the Telegraph.

Canada to allow doctor-assisted suicide


Canada’s Supreme Court has ruled that doctors may help patients who have severe and incurable medical conditions to die, overturning a 1993 ban.

‘I held his hand as he drank the fatal dose’: the day my husband chose to die

The Guardian

Liesl Graz’s husband, Gerard, wanted to die with professional help rather than face a slow, painful decline. She recalls their last days together – and the moment it happened

Action plan for end-of-life care ‘due in spring’

The Courier

Strategic Framework for Action for Palliative and End of Life Care in Scotland  to be published in Spring reveals First Minister

‘We’re not moving’ – hospice boss vows to continue after financial blow

The Shield’s Gazette

St Clare’s Hospice in South Tyneside is taking a financial hit after a health care’s trust decision to temporarily close the facility it shares a home with

New Ardgowan Hospice centre plan

Greenock Telegraph

Ardgowan Hospice has announced that it is planning to build a new centre in Greenock and recruit more senior staff

Walsall FC: Why have Mike Tyson, Desmond Tutu, Joan Collins and Buzz Aldrin donned club scarf?

Birmingham Mail

A roving Walsall fan has enlisted a stellar array of celebrities to hold his beloved club’s scarf aloft for charity. Mark Dabbs criss-crossed the country to rope in more than a hundred famous faces for a book to raise money for the St Giles Walsall Hospice.

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