Daily News Roundup – 1 May 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Living with cancer series

The Guardian

The Guardian has launched a new year-long series looking at the social, emotional and financial consequences of living with cancer.

Stroke ’emotional impact often overlooked’

BBC News

The emotional impact of a stroke is too often overlooked and should be given the same priority as physical rehabilitation, campaigners say.

Lamb moots return of CQC ratings of adult social services

Community Care

Care services minister also threatens to ‘name and shame’ commissioners who fail to meet post-Winterbourne targets to review needs of people with learning disabilities placed in hospitals.

British public want right of reply on fundraising, says Lord Hodgson

Civil Society

Lord Hodgson has said that he still receives regular feedback from a public frustrated about both the charitable sector’s fundraising practices and the lack of an outlet to express its dissatisfaction.

Charity Finance Group publishes guide to data protection for charities

Third Sector

‘Protecting data, protecting people’ was written with the help of Bates Wells & Braithwaite and the Information Commissioner’s Office.

Parent says children’s hospice Zoe’s Place is vital

ITV News

Staff at Zoe’s Place in Teesside say public donations have dropped to an all time low because of the financial climate.

Race gets named in honour of hospice supporter

Bury Free Press

A passionate St Nicholas Hospice Care supporter, who died suddenly last year, will be remembered at a race night fundraiser.

End of life wishes in leaflet from St Giles

Burton Mail

St Giles Hospice is encouraging local people to consider their end of life wishes during Dying Matters Awareness week.

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