Daily News Roundup – 11 February 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Inheritance tax freeze to fund social care cap of £75,000

The Guardian

Jeremy Hunt says he wants UK to be among the first nations where people don’t need to sell their home to pay for social care.

Nick Clegg: how we’ll change unfair care system for pensioners

The Telegraph

Nobody will be forced to sell their home to pay for long-term care under government reform plans, writes Nick Clegg, the deputy prime minister.

Many cancer patients are struggling alone, charity says

BBC News

Thousands of cancer patients struggle to manage their treatment and recovery because they get no support from family or friends, Macmillan Cancer Support has said.

Hallmark, where are the hospice cards?


What type of card do you send to a friend, acquaintance, or someone you admire when you hear they have a terminal illness and are going to die?

Cut red tape to prevent another Stafford hospital scandal

The Telegraph

Hospitals should face fewer inspections and assessments in order to prevent a repeat of the Mid Staffordshire Trust scandal, Jeremy Hunt has said. 

Charities should thank major donors quickly, Funding Network founder says

Third Sector

Charities should make sure they thank their donors and ‘say it very quickly’, according to the international art dealer and philanthropist Frederick Mulder.

‘It’s amazing. The hospice is like a second home to us’

This is Staffordshire

Kevin Chesters and his colleagues are responsible for coordinating the ongoing social care for people who require Douglas Macmillan Hospice’s services.

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