Daily News Roundup – 11 June 2013

Categories: In The Media.

A cancer diagnosis is not just a health issue and it requires a social work response

Community Care blog

Social workers have a key role to play in helping people deal with the shock of a cancer diagnosis and cope with the challenges ahead, says Tes Smith from Macmillan Cancer Support.

‘By listening to patients we learn what it is like to live with an illness’

Wales Online

A new white paper from the 1,000 Lives Plus programme explores how to create a listening NHS.

Early deaths: Regional variations ‘shocking’ 

BBC News

The local variation in early death rates revealed in a new league table for England is “shocking” and must drive action to improve health, says Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt.

Door-to-door fundraising complaints more than double in two years

Civil Society

Complaints about door-to-door fundraising have increased more than two-and-a-half times within two years as the volume of door-to-door fundraising rose by 95%, according to new fundraising complaints figures.

How charity evaluators are changing the donations landscape

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Charity evaluators are on the rise and those they choose to endorse can receive windfalls worth millions.

Half of people don’t know where to find out about local volunteering opportunities, survey shows

Third Sector

Research by the Olympic legacy charity Join In finds that nearly a third of respondents said the Games Makers had positively changed the way they viewed volunteering.

Job losses at hospice after consultation

Blackpool Gazette

Four people are to lose their jobs at Trinity Hospice as part of a review into how the facility best serves the people of the Fylde Coast.

Prospect Hospice could be quids in with shop

Swindon Advertiser

Prospect Hospice has opened up a different kind of shop where all items will sell for just £1.

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