Daily News Roundup – 9 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Dr Derek Doyle receives the EAPC Award 2013

IAHPC Hospice Palliative Care News Digest July 2013

Recently Dr Derek Doyle was honored with the EAPC Award for 2013, recognising his long and dedicated leadership in the field of palliative medicine in Europe.

End of life care patients forced to choose between home and pain relief

Nursing Times

Many people are having to make “unacceptable trade-offs” between passing away in their own home and receiving pain-free care at the end of their life, a report from Sue Ryder has warned.

Care home boss: let people choose how to die

The Telegraph

People facing a slow or undignified death should be able to choose how, where and when they die, argues the chief of a leading care home chain.

Pioneering hospice manager Julia – always a nurse at heart

Diss Express

A desire to go back to her roots means this November Julia Shirtliffe will step down from her manager’s role at East Anglia Children’s Hospice, Quidenham, and return to more hands-on work.

A decade of hospice caring at home

Thurrock Gazette

St Luke’s Hospice in Basildon is celebrating a decade of taking its services out to people’s homes when they need them most.

Patients promised care ‘contract’

ITV News

The Welsh NHS is committed to redrawing its ‘contract’ with its patients, according to the Welsh Government’s response to the Francis report on patient neglect in mid-Staffordshire.

Jersey consults on establishing charity law and regulation

Civil Society

Jersey’s Chief Minister’s Department has launched a consultation on developing a charities law for the island, which currently has no charity register or regulator.

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