Daily News Roundup – 1 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Earl Spencer signs up for lottery aiming to raise £500,000 for Cynthia Spencer Hospice

Northampton Chronicle

Earl Spencer has become the first person to sign up to a weekly lottery draw, which is set to raise vital funds for Cynthia Spencer Hospice.

St Giles Hospice partnership earns accolade for Walsall CCG

Walsall Advertiser

Work undertaken with St Giles Walsall Hospice has led to Walsall CCG being highly commended at the National Government Opportunities Excellence in Public Procurement Awards 2014/15.

Blue Peter gardener opens APL Tatton garden at hospice

Landscape Hub

An award winning garden from RHS Flower Show Tatton Park that was donated to Willow Wood Hospice by members of the Association of Professional Landscapers (APL) has been officially opened.

Hospitals and end of life care – reactions to a paper

End of life studies blog

Post on the media reaction to publication of research from the University of Glasgow that one in three patients in hospital likely to die within 12 months.

Scheme aims to get more cancer nurses into community

Nursing Times

A pilot scheme has been launched in Norfolk designed to bring more specialist cancer care into community settings.

New legislation introduces ‘DIY’ personal care option

BBC News Scotland

New legislation means people who need care from a local authority now have the option of being given cash to organise it themselves.

Fundraising income expected to rise across Europe next year

Civil Society

The majority of European fundraising associations are predicting an increase in voluntary income for charities in their countries this year – twice as many as did last year.

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