Daily News Roundup – 12 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Bid to help terminally ill patients achieve ‘a good death’

Clacton and Frinton Gazette

Asking more terminally ill patients to choose where they want to die has been named a key priority in the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group’s new end of life strategy. 

Lincoln St Barnabas Hospice gets top marks from government health watchdog

Lincolnshire Echo

St Barnabas Hospice in Lincoln has been given top marks in surprise CQC inspection.

Town woman appointed to boost hospice fundraising

Newmarket Journal

Miranda McCoy joins St Nicholas Hospice Care as its new community fundraiser, after working for the National Lottery for more than 15 years.

Big Society Capital lends £1m to CIC for investment in care organisations

Third Sector

Big Society Capital has given a community interest company a £1m loan to invest in community organisations set up to support people who receive personal care budgets.

Government rejects statutory leave bid for bereaved parents

Yahoo News

Workers will not be given statutory leave from work if their child dies, after a motion to change the relevant law failed.

Terminally ill dad can’t be there for daughter so gives her life’s advice in one letter

Daily Mirror

Tom Attwater has a terminal brain tumour. He is leaving his stepdaughter Kelli a poignant legacy of fatherly advice he won’t be around to give, and is vowing to raise £500,000 to save her from cancer.

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