Daily News Roundup – 11 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

New lottery in support of hospice

Salisbury Journal

A new lottery has been launched in aid of Salisbury Hospice. Your Hospice Lottery also supports the work of St Helena Hospice, Arthur Rank Hospice Charity and The J’s Hospice, with members specifying which hospice they want to support.

Durham hospice’s attempt to turn NekNominate to good ends

The Northern Eacho

St Cuthbert’s Hospice is hoping to turn a much-criticised drinking game to good ends. Aware of the “neknominate” craze, the hospice wants people to sign up for its Midnight Walk fundraiser and nominate two friends to join them.

Talented students design logos to mark Ulverston Hospice anniversary

North West Evening Mail

St Mary’s Hospice is marking its 25th anniversary this year and students were asked to design a logo for the occasion.

Explorer Sir Chris Bonington admits caring for his dying wife is ‘the hardest thing he’s ever done’

Daily Mirror

The 79-year-old explorer, who conquered Everest in 1985, is main carer to Wendy, who has been diagnosed with motor neurone disease.

‘I will go to our supreme court for the right to die’

Herald Scotland

A disabled grandfather is making legal history in Scotland by launching the first court case seeking the right for help to end his life.

Children with cancer ‘denied drugs because of EU rules’

BBC News

EU rules must be changed to allow more testing of potentially life-saving cancer drugs on children, The UK’s Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) says.

Review of NHS complaints process launched in Wales

Nursing Times

The way complaints are dealt with by the NHS in Wales is to be reviewed, the Welsh government has announced.

Acevo head urges party leaders to repeal parts of the lobbying act

Third Sector

Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of Acevo, has urged the three main political parties to repeal the parts of the lobbying act that “exert a sinister influence on the charity sector’s voice”.

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