Daily News Roundup – 10 December 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Chairman of Bury Hospice, Colin Greene, resigns

Bury Times
An acting chairman will be appointed at the hospice board’s next meeting on 26 January, with Bury Clinical Commissioning Group offering to support the hospice in the recruitment and selection process of a new chairman and additional trustees.

Hospice wins outstanding achievement award

Knowsley Chamber
Willowbrook Hospice has recently been recognised by business leaders at the annual Knowsley Business & Regeneration Awards organised by Knowsley Council.

Celebrity Big Brother star donates clothes to hospice boutique

East London and West Essex Guardian Series
Celebrity Big Brother star Casey Batchelor has donated a large collection of clothes and shoes to Haven House Children’s Hospice’s charity boutique.

St Catherine’s Hospice asks people in Crawley for donations of alcohol

Crawley News
St Catherine’s Hospice is looking for people to spread festive cheer this Christmas by donating to its drinks trolley.

Snowman Spectacular Ball raises nearly £½million for children’s hospice

Chichester Observer
A charity ball for Chestnut Tree House has raised nearly half a million pounds.

How to engage and retain volunteers in your charity work

The Guardian
Charities often struggle to hold on to the volunteers they need. Here are some tips on building good relationships with these vital supporters.

Hospital sorry for ‘do not resuscitate’ order on patient with Down’s Syndrome

BBC News
A hospital trust has apologised for placing a “do not resuscitate” (DNR) order on a patient with Down’s Syndrome – and listing his learning difficulties among the reasons for doing so.

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