Daily News Roundup – 10 April 2013

Categories: In The Media.

NHS England to focus future QIPP on ‘transformational change’


NHS England has confirmed that the quality, innovation, productivity and prevention savings programme will continue into the next comprehensive spending review period.

Anna Bradley, chair of Healthwatch England: standing up for patients

The Guardian

The chair of Healthwatch England says she will do what it takes to ensure consumers’ voices are heard.

Global crowdfunding predicted to top $5bn this year

Civil Society

The global value of crowdfunding almost doubled in 2012, with a new report predicting it will double again in 2013, reaching $5.1 billion. 

Five jailed for Marie Curie collection scam

Civil Society

Five people were yesterday jailed for pocketing £26,000 that they had collected for Marie Curie Cancer Care. 

Sheffield hospice ‘delighted’ by new government cash

The Star

Staff at St Luke’s Hospice are today celebrating a significant and ‘generous donation’ towards its £5 million reconstruction appeal.

St Clare gets a £470k share of hospice funding from the government

Harlow Star

St Clare Hospice at Hastingwood is to receive £472,000 in funding as part of a £5.5 million handout to 19 hospices in the East of England.

Money given for a Children’s Hospice for North Manchester


The Department of Health is giving half a million pounds to open a new children’s hospice for north Manchester.

A new Thorpe Hall hospice: ‘Unique’ design brief for new facilities at listed site

Peterborough Telegraph

Thorpe Hall hospice in Peterborough already provides first class care but the proposed new hospice will bring great benefits for patients, their loved ones, staff and volunteers.

Memory garden and tree officially opened at Hull hospice

Hull Daily Mail

Families gathered for the official opening of the Dove House Hospice Memory Garden and launch of the Memory Tree sculpture.

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