The Guardian, local government network
Six in 10 councils know that their current arrangements for end of life will not be sufficient to meet future demand.
Much has been made of the poor care the elderly can sometimes experience at the hands of hospitals in the NHS.
A new guide has been launched for carers of people with dementia giving advice on how to help with pain and distress.
Ronald Harwood, the writer of a new film set in a care home, says Britain could do a lot more to care for its elderly.
CCGs will replace primary care trusts and take control of NHS budgets in England from 1 April.
The Jewish Chronicle
An Essex woman who has helped out at Romford’s Saint Francis Hospice for a quarter-of-a-century has won a Volunteer of the Year award.
It was not so much jingle bells as bicycle bells when a sea of santas took to their bikes to raise money for St Richard’s Hospice.
Times and Star
A leading member of staff will leave Cumbria Community Foundation next month to take up a new post with Hospice at Home West Cumbria.