Daily news roundup – 9 September 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Highland Hospice launches final push to hit £4.5million target

The Press and Journal
Highland Hospice has launched a final push to hit its £4.5million target for the charity’s new facility in Inverness, due to open its doors to patients in November.

UB40 star helps raise funds for Zoe’s Place Baby Hospice

Coventry Telegraph
Brian Travers is using his passion and energy – and not least his artistic talent – to help raise much-needed funds for charity.

Patients and staff evacuated from Keech Hospice Care in Luton after fire in nearby field

The Comet
Staff and patients were evacuated from Keech Hospice Care last night after a 90-hectare fire in a nearby field.

Man turns his life around thanks to local charity

Worcester News
Ray Mace is living with heart failure and before 12 weekly visits to St Richard’s Hospice lacked the confidence to leave home.

Shooting Star Chase Guildford hospice celebrates 15th birthday

Get Surrey
The Guildford hospice, Christopher’s, held a themed day to mark 15 years of supporting children and their families.

‘We watched as our boy’s spirit left his cancer-ravaged body – he made sure we were there’

Mirror
In the early hours of 16 September 2014, Toby Chapman and Deborah Chapman sat by their youngest son’s side as he passed away.

10 questions children ask about death and dying

Marie Curie blog
To help you explain situations around death and dying to children, we’ve collected ten common questions that children may ask when they’re grieving, and answers you can base yours around.

From across the ehospice editions this week:

International edition: How palliative care helped me make an important decision in my life

International edition: A pioneer, a home: Pirkanmaa Hospice in Tampere, Finland

Africa edition: Presentations available for download from 5th International African Palliative Care Conference

South Africa edition: #LiveCompassion – new series of ‘feel good’ articles

USA edition: Study shows hospice care improves patient experience