Daily News Roundup – 11 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Dying prisoners routinely chained to hospital beds

The Guardian

A Guardian investigation has revealed prisoners who are seriously and terminally ill are routinely chained in hospitals despite posing no security threat.

End of life care initiative halves patient deaths in hospital

GP Online

A GP in Lancashire whose practice greatly increased the number of patients able to choose to die in their own home has called for more surgeries to take part in a national end of life care scheme.

Jobs lost at palliative care centre

Western Telegraph

Jobs have been lost at Shalom House in St Davids after it announced that it was to end overnight care.

Palliative care patients to benefit from new GP role In Cwm Taf

Aberdare Online

Patients receiving palliative care will benefit from the services provided by two Macmillan GP facilitators appointed by Cwm Taf Health Board.

Welfare chief’s hospice role

The Jewish Chronicle

Rebecca Weinberg, who is standing down as Leeds Jewish Welfare Board chief executive, has been appointed chair of St Gemma’s Hospice.

The missing piece of the Care Bill

Macmillan Cancer Support blog

As the Care Bill enters the House of Commons, Macmillan is asking the government to improve identification and support for people providing unpaid care to loved ones with cancer.

Best bits: how to recruit a diverse group of charity trustees

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

A roundup of advice from our expert panel on how to recruit a diverse group of charity trustees.

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