Daily News Roundup – 12 March 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Keech Hospice Care launches new service in Luton for palliative and end of life care patients

Luton on Sunday

The My Care Co-ordination Team service coordinates care packages and works with hospital, community, hospice and social care colleagues to ensure care is coordinated effectively and responds to a patient’s needs.

Bluebell Wood has the X Factor as stars Sam Bailey, Luke Friend and Rough Copy visit hospice

Worksop Guardian

Contestants from the X Factor took a break from their UK tour last week to visit children at Bluebell Wood Hospice.

Popular Pam’s visit to Sheffield hospice

Sheffield Telegraph

Actress Pam Ferris, who stars as down-to-earth nun Sister Evangelina in Call The Midwife, has becoming the newest patron of St Luke’s Hospice.

MacDonald claims Assisted Suicide Bill has public support

Herald Scotland

The MSP behind a Bill that would legalise assisted suicide in Scotland has claimed to have the support of the majority of medical professionals and the public after several prominent doctors spoke out in favour of her proposals.

‘Worrying shortage of senior NHS nurses’

BBC News

The NHS has lost nearly 4,000 senior nursing posts since 2010, putting patient care at risk, warns the Royal College of Nursing (RCN).

Cancer care guidance ‘not checked’

Evening Standard

Breast Cancer Campaign warned that the care of breast cancer patients is being “threatened by inadequate monitoring and reporting” of whether or not NHS bodies are implementing the guidance.

Is social media finally starting to work for fundraisers?

Civil Society blog

Beyond #charitytuesday and ‘nipnominations’, social media is finally starting to make a difference for fundraising, says Celina Ribeiro.

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