Daily News Roundup – 10 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice scraps plans to build new centre after partnership breaks down

Wales Online

The Board of Hospice of the Valleys has scrapped plans to build a new hospice after issues over funding and delays, and will instead lease new premises.

Men with long-term conditions demand better social care

Health Canal

The social care sector needs to focus on gender-specific social and sexual needs when looking after men with debilitating long-term health conditions, a new study has found.

Dementia patients ‘face unfair care tax’

BBC News

Dementia patients in the UK face a ‘care tax’ because they are left to sort out much of the care they need themselves, experts say.

Bereavement can disrupt immune system of older people, says study

The Guardian

Heartbreak can impair the immune system of older people and make them more prone to infections, researchers have found.

Saunderton charity develops bereavement app

Bucks Free Press

A new mobile phone app has been created by Child Bereavement UK and a group of bereaved young people for others who have or are going through the same thing.

Cancer isn’t fair, but your boss has to be

Macmillan Cancer Support

Macmillan’s campaign, ‘Cancer isn’t fair but your boss has to be’, aims to make sure people affected by cancer know what their rights at work are, and know how to get the support they need.

The Ashya King case highlights the importance of doctor-patient dialogue

The Guardian

As doctors, we need to reflect on how to improve communication with patients when our health beliefs collide, writes GP Zara Aziz.

Charities warned that digital campaigns can be ‘counter-productive’

Civil Society

Charity digital campaigns can be counter-productive and will need to change to keep the attention of those they’re seeking to influence.

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