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3 hrs ago | Kenilworth Weekly News

Leamington solicitors join Patsy for Myton Hospices fundraiser

Staff at Alsters Kelly solicitors in Leamington with Sara Revell from Myton Hospice and the new Moonlight Walk mascot Patsy.

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Texas Tech Football #ALSIceBucketChallenge

Should the U.S. Capitol Have a POW/MIA Memorial?

Watch A Tortoise Chase Down A Remote-Controlled Truck With ALL ITS MIGHT

This Little Kid Is DEVASTATED When His Dad "Steals" His Ear and Nose

7 hrs ago | Chilliwack Times

Docs debate thorny end-of-life care question

Doctors tackled the delicate question of medically assisted death on Tuesday at a session devoted to end-of-life care at the annual conference of the Canadian Medical Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family Practice

11 hrs ago | Hamilton County News

Mountain Valley Hospice awarded honors

Mountain Valley Hospice here has been named a 2014 Hospice Honors recipient, a prestigious award recognizing hospices providing the best patient care as rated by patients' caregivers.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Nursing

15 hrs ago | Brandon Sun

Doctors debate end-of-life care at Canadian Medical Association meeting

End-of-life care is a hot topic of discussion today at the annual conference of the Canadian Medical Association.

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16 hrs ago | Scoop

Geeringa s book first, Paremata teena s book second in prestigious contest

Makaro Press New Wellington publisher Makaro Press is delighted to announce its indie hit The Book of Hat by Harriet Rowland was runner-up in the prestigious mind, body, spirit award presented by the Ashton Wylie Charitable Trust just 11 days shy of what would have been the author's 21st birthday.

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Related Topix: Submarine, Medicine

20 hrs ago | Daily Herald

Midwest CareCenter in Glenview gives Excellence in Care Award

Dorothy Pitner Healy, formerly of Winnetka, was presented the Excellence in Care Award at Midwest Palliative & Hospice CareCenter's annual Care Affair this year.

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Related Topix: Glenview, IL, Medicine, Winnetka, IL, Nursing

21 hrs ago | Home

Elder Services honored for transitional program

The Community Care Transitions Program of Elder Services of the Merrimack Valley was recognized with the Innovations Award of the National Association of Area Agencies on Aging.

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Related Topix: Medicaid, Health, Methuen, MA, Medicine

Yesterday | South Wales Argus

A 6.4 million of hospice funding announced

THE Chief Executive of a Gwent hospice has said she is thrilled A 6.4 million of palliative care funding from the Welsh Government will continue for another year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, United Kingdom, Pembrokeshire County, Wales

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Worcester News

Acorns chief executive David Strudley completed the ten mile route

BEAUTIFUL countryside took cyclists minds off the steep climbs of the Severn Valley challenge in aid of Acorns Children's Hospice.

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Carrickfergus Today

Park opens in memory of Rebekah

A Carrickfergus schoolgirl has been remembered with the opening of the new playground at the Northern Ireland Children's Hospice.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Antrim County, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom,

Business Journal

ExcelleRx acquired by South Jersey hospice pharmacy services provider

Enclara Health, a South Jersey provider of pharmacy services to hospice programs, and Consonance Capital Partners have acquired Philadelphia-based excelleRx from Omnicare Inc. Enclara of West Deptford, N.J., and Consonance, a New York private equity firm, also acquired PBH Holding Co.

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Related Topix: Medicine, West Deptford, NJ, Deptford, NJ

Ham and High

Mother to trek along Great Wall of China in memory of late son

The mother of a 36-year-old man who died of cancer is preparing to trek along the Great Wall of China in his memory.

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Hispanic Business

Enclara Health, in Partnership with Consonance Capital Partners,...

Terms of the transaction were not disclosed. The combined companies service approximately 475 hospice providers and 84,000 hospice patients per day nationwide, through both a direct-to-patient mail order model, as well as a local pharmacy benefit manager network model, which provides access to approximately 65,000 participating pharmacies across ... (more)

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Newsday

End-of-life care hospices cash rise

Palliative care funding for 16 hospices in Wales is to rise by A 200,000 despite a slight drop in the overall budget.

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Sun Aug 17, 2014

ABC News

Artists encourage death talk with paper clothes

Tasmanian artists are hoping to provoke important conversations about the end-of-life stage in an exhibition initiated by the palliative care sector.

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Evesham Journal

Showcasing new social enterprise in Malvern

A MALVERN business has helped mark the launch of a new social enterprise in the town by entering its photographs in a local competition.

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Medical News Today

Live discharges from hospice suggest money-saving measures

About 1 in 5 Medicare patients is discharged from hospice care alive, whether due to patients' informed choice, a change in their condition, or inappropriate actions by the hospice to save on hospitalization costs related to terminal illness.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Brown University, Providence, RI, Health

Littlehampton Gazette

Mix of emotions in store for Chestnut Tree trekkers

Chestnut Tree House children's hospice is the only facility of its kind in Sussex and offers vital support to children with life-limiting and terminally illnesses in the area.

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Sat Aug 16, 2014

Kent Online

Grandmother, 87, of Round Street, Cobham, ready to leap 12,000ft from ...

The 87-year-old of Round Street, Cobham, is taking part in a tandem sky-dive to raise money for EllenorLions Hospices.

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Henley Standard

'Makeover' for Sue Ryder hospice reception

VISITORS and staff at the Sue Ryder hospice in Nettlebed now have a more welcoming reception hall following a makeover.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Arts, Interior Design

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