Daily News Roundup – 9 September 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Holly Road Supportive Care Centre officially opens in Uttoxeter

Uttoxeter Advertiser
The Holly Road Supportive Care Centre, a partnership project between St Giles Hospice, Katharine House Hospice and the Hermitage Charity Care Trust to provide end of life care in Uttoxeter, has officially opened.

Strathcarron Hospice gets glowing inspection

Falkirk Herald
A service that allows Strathcarron Hospice patients to die at home received an exemplary report after an unannounced visit.

Reflections on becoming a cancer patient following a career in the early days of palliative care

EAPC blog
Julia Franklin from the UK contributes to this month’s Palliative Stories – the EAPC’s blog series from the perspective of patients and family carers.

Grant keeps Prospect bus on road

Swindon Advertiser
Prospect Hospice is celebrating after receiving a generous grant to help keep their its vital patient transport service running.

Football legend David Seaman will be at Donna Louise Hospice event

Stoke Sentinel
Former England goalkeeper David Seaman will be the special guest at a charity evening with a darts star.

Ahead of the House of Commons debate on the Assisted Dying Bill on Friday, we roundup some of the press coverage surrounding the issue:

This assisted dying bill is unsafe and unworkable – parliament must reject it (The Guardian)

Medical profession’s views on the assisted dying bill (The Guardian)

Assisted dying: Why are some religious leaders against it? (Huffington Post)

From purdah to assisted dying (BBC News)

From across ehospice editions:

A call for action to protect the human rights of older persons

Hospice makes Alex’s family barbeque a reality