Daily News Roundup – 9 November 2015

Categories: In The Media.

I am so, so grateful to the hospice caring for my Dad

Western Morning News
What amazes me (and I think many people) is that the vast majority of funding hospices receive comes from charitable donation. Maybe it shouldn’t be like that, I don’t know, but what I want to say here is: thank you St Margaret’s.

Fully fund end of life care – says MP Kate Green

The Messenger
Kate Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston, joined Macmillan Cancer Support and the End of Life coalition who were in parliament to call for end of life care to be fully funded – ahead of the Government’s spending review.

There is more we can do in Wales to improve end of life care, says cancer expert

Wales Online
Macmillan Cancer Support head of services Susan Morris claims end of life care needs to be a two-way conversation between patients and clinicians.

Occupational therapists make a difference when it matters most

Marie Curie blog
As part of Occupational Therapy Week 2015 (2-8 November), we are putting the spotlight on Occupational Therapists Becky Lewis and Tracey Polglase, who told us about their roles based at the Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale.

Macmillan nurse looks back at 24 year career

Falmouth Packet
A Macmillan nurse from Truro has been presented with a certificate and gift to mark her retirement after more than 24 years service.

Alex’s new end of life care suite named after former patient

Redditch Standard
Ward 12 at the Alexandra Hospital was a place of reflection and happy memories on November 3 as a dedicated end of life suite was opened in honour of a former patient.

From across ehospice editions:

Urgent request to contribute to Civil Society Task Force on access to medications

Just a palliative care colonialist? – IAHPC travelling fellowship to CanSupport, New Delhi

Beyond aromatherapy: what you need to know about me as I die

Men urged to grow ‘mos’ in Movember

Facts about hospice care

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