Daily News Roundup – 9 October 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Butterwick Hospice launch new mental health project

Northern Echo
A hospice in County Durham has today launched a green-fingered project to improve the mental health of its patients and their families.

Hospice helps more people have care at home

Bradford Telegraph & Argus
The Manorlands Sue Ryder hospice, in Oxenhope, near Keighley, is continuing to develop its provision in the hope more people will be able to spend their final days at home surrounded by family and friends.

Hospice at home to launch

Peterborough Telegraph
A new service to help people at the end of their lives in Peterborough is being launched by Sue Ryder’s Thorpe Hall Hospice.

The joy of volunteering at Manorlands Hospice in Oxenhope

Keighley News
Among Manorlands’ team of invaluable volunteers is Carol Grice. Her father-in-law was cared for at the hospice several years ago, so before volunteering she was already well aware of the wonderful work performed there.

St Nicholas Hospice Care service wins Queen’s Award

Haverhill Echo
A St Nicholas Hospice Care service which began in Haverhill in 2011 and helps to make living with dying better for people in their own homes was presented with the prestigious Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service on Tuesday.

We round up more of the media coverage surrounding Hospice Care Week:

Friends of a York hospice show their support (York Press)

Going blue for Beaumond House: Community rallies support to help hospice (Newark Advertiser)

Welcome mat put down for open day at Nuneaton hospice (Nuneaton News)

Hospice Care Week: Film shows how passion for music can help terminally ill patients cope with diagnosis (Daily Record)

From across ehospice editions:

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day spotlight on ‘hidden patients’ needing palliative care

My Hidden Patients in Addis and Kampala

Why cancer is a “financial catastrophe” for so many patients

Palliative care awareness hits the hidden patients in prisons