Daily News Roundup – 12 November 2012

Categories: In The Media.

The pathway to a dignified death

Financial Times

The aim of the Liverpool Care Pathway is to help people to live painlessly up until the very end.

The readers’ editor on … the difficulties of reporting health stories accurately

The Guardian

The science, economics and ethics of healthcare are complex and not easily summarised in short news articles.

First liver cancer ‘chemo-bath’ in the UK

BBC News

A ‘chemo-bath’ which delivers toxic cancer drugs to just one organ in the body has been used on patients in the UK for the first time, say doctors.

NHS shakeup tackles disparity between mental and physical health services

The Guardian

Mental health patients must have ‘parity of esteem’ in doctor’s surgeries, insists health minister Norman Lamb.

Stacey skates in to support hospice

Lancashire Evening Post

A champion figure skater will be gliding in to support St Catherine’s Hospice where her late father was cared for during his battle with bowel cancer.

Denis Law helps build support for Brick By Brick’s hospice fund appeal

The Scotsman

Former footballer Denis Law has spoken at a charity lunch to help raise money for a new ­hospice building for the Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice.

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