Monthly Archives: December 2013

Medicare pricing drives high health-care costs

Medicare may be best known for paying the medical bills for millions of people 65 and older, but recent studies show it plays another gargantuan role in American health care: It helps determine prices for everyone. For virtually every procedure…

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Thanks a million for all your support for Acorns (From Malvern Gazette)

MALVERN people have raised nearly £1 million for Acorns Children’s Hospice over the last quarter of a century, says the charity’s chief executive who thanked them for their support. The first Acorns Hospice was opened in Selly Oak 25 years…

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Hospice volunteer training to start Jan. 27 in West Orange

Barnabas Health Hospice and Palliative Care Center will host two training programs for individuals interested in becoming a hospice volunteer in Essex, Hudson or Union counties. The volunteer training program is designed to give participants an … ORIGINAL: HOSPICE VOLUNTEER…

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Hospice director 'absolutely honoured and delighted' to receive MBE (From Watford Observer)

The medical director of the Hospice of St Francis has said she was “absolutely honoured and delighted” to receive an MBE in the Queen’s New Year Honour list. Kings Langley resident Dr Rosalind Taylor was given the award for services…

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Thanks a million for all your support for Acorns

MALVERN people have raised nearly £1 million for Acorns Children’s Hospice over the last quarter of a century, says the charity’s chief executive who thanked them for their support. The first Acorns Hospice was opened in Selly Oak 25 years…

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Hospice hires development manager

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Snowden trek in memory of Pendleside Hospice nurse – Burnley Express

Burnley Express Snowden trek in memory of Pendleside Hospice nurseBurnley ExpressFamily and friends have completed a trek up Mount Snowdon in memory of Pendleside Hospice nurse Celia Alderson. Until her death in August last year Celia was a nurse in…

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Hunterdon Hospice employees honored by The New Jersey Hospice and … – Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.com

Hunterdon Hospice employees honored by The New Jersey Hospice and …Hunterdon County Democrat – NJ.comCythina Lembeck, Patient Care Manager at Hunterdon Hospice was honored as the Hospice Nurse of the Year by The New Jersey Hospice and Palliative Care Organization…

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Outgoing director recalls efforts to keep Community Hospice current

Initially, the agency was not accredited. Shank said some employees left during the accreditation process in 1996 because they were not willing to take additional training. “It seems like every time you do a major change, some people find it…

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Nottinghamshire Holocaust centre founder appointed CBE

The founder of a Holocaust centre in Nottinghamshire has been honoured in the New Year Honours list for his educational work. Dr James Smith, who set up Beth Shalom Holocaust Centre in Laxton in 1995, has been appointed CBE. Dr…

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