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2 hrs ago | Staffordshire Newsletter

Stafford Hobbycraft to host weekend circus-themed fun

STAFF at Hobbycraft in Stafford will be clowning around as they host a circus themed weekend of fundraising in store on August 30 and 31. All funds raised will go to the Donna Louise Children's Hospice Trust, which the store is supporting through Hobbycraft's national charity partner Together For Short Lives, the leading charity for the UK's 49 ... (more)

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Campbell River Mirror

End of Life health services on Vancouver Island are improving ... slowly

Coordination between the Province, regional health authorities, various hospice societies, and communities is helping improve the availability and quality of end of life services for Vancouver Island residents.

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Marin Independent Journal

Movers & Shakers: Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur names new chief medical officer

Hospice by the Bay in Larkspur has named Dr. Margaret Bourne as chief medical officer for the nonprofit, which serves patients and families in Marin, San Francisco and North San Mateo counties.

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Fife Now

Lawyers' firm commitment to CHAS charity challenge

Pagan Osborne's offices in Anstruther, St Andrews and Cupar are hotbeds of fitness and exercise as 15 members of staff get ready to embark on a gruelling physical challenge to raise funds for CHAS .

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Nanaimo News Bulletin

Union movement continues to work toward positive social change

The more than 67,000 women and men of the B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union work in all areas of the province, in a wide variety of roles, making a real difference in their communities.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Bringing the bacon home for Half and Half in Leeds

One of Leeds' largest employers has pledged to give a sizzling boost to the YEP's Hospice Half Hour campaign in aid of the Half and Half Appeal.

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Easy Reader News

A model ending

Shortly after retiring in 2000 as president of toy maker giant Mattel, where he spent 22 years, Ned Mansour became the caretaker of Mattel executive Joe McKay.

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Sussex Express

Children's book to be sold in aid of hospice

Terry Gould's children's book will be sold in aid of Chestnut Tree House Children's Hospice.

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Lancaster Guardian

Hiking Ben Nevis for Help the Hospices

A total of 93 hikers will be climbing Ben Nevis to raise money for Help the Hospices.

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Modern Healthcare

Roper Industries expands its product reach, acquiring two companies

Roper Industries, a Sarasota, Fla.-based company that, among other lines of business, designs, manufactures and distributes medical and scientific imaging products and software, has acquired two firms to broaden its product reach.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Chronicle Herald

Cape Breton nurse receives kudos from Best Health

A palliative-care nurse working on the An Cala unit at Cape Breton Regional Hospital in Sydney, Little is one of three Canadian nurses to receive the award.

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Tucson Weekly

Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association vs. Humble

Back in July, folks with the Arizona Cannabis Nurses Association were undeniably happy with an administrative judge's recommendation that the state allow post-traumatic stress disorder on the list of qualifying conditions for those who apply for a medical marijuana patient card.

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Barryanddistrictnews.co.uk

Funding for end-of-life care

HEALTH Minister Mark Drakeford has announced a A 6.4 million funding package to support hospices and provide palliative care across Wales.

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Globe and Mail

You've been diagnosed with a serious disease - treating the emotional symptoms is important too

Health Advisor is a regular column where contributors share their knowledge in fields ranging from fitness to psychology, pediatrics to aging.

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CNN

Faith Presbyterian Hospice Leaves Handprints on the Hearts of Grieving Families

When someone close to us dies, we often think if only we embraced them one more time, if only we had held their hand one more time.

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Capital Weekly

Hospice house to provide missing piece of care for the dying

Sussman House, the new hospice residence on the campus of Pen Bay Medical Center, is scheduled to open Saturday, Sept.

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St. Marys Star

Festival action warms up

Organisations to benefit include the WAS House Mount Druitt Hospital's paediatric, palliative care and rehabilitation wards, Tregear Ambulance Station, CareFlight, Mount Druitt SES and Shanes Park Rural Fire Service.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

This is Wiltshire

Time running out to grab a charity grant

Phyllida Richards, Twigs' senior supervisor, right, with Steph Perry at the Manor Garden Centre.

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The Asian Pacific Post

Labour Day: worker's rights still an issue

This spring, I had the honour of being elected to lead BC's most diverse union. Over 67,000 women and men of the BC Government and Service Employees' Union work throughout the province in a wide variety of roles, making a real difference in their communities.

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Yorkshire Evening Post

Get planning your Hospice Half Hour fundraiser

Have you got half an hour to spare? The YEP needs your help to fundraise for St Gemma's Hospice and Sue Ryder Wheatfields Hospice in Leeds - and that's all the time it will take.

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