Daily News Roundup – 12 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Millions of older people miss out on end of life care

Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance: World Hospice and Palliative Care Day

New global figures reveal huge number of over 60s in need of care at the end of life.

Living life to the full, thanks to the hospice

Cambridge News

Feature on Arthur Rank Hospice Charity for Hospice Care Week.

Why we should be surprised at what’s on offer at St Columba’s Hospice

stv edinburgh magazine

Feature on St Columba’s Hospice and perception of death and hospices.

“Our whole life just finished before our eyes”: A family’s struggle with cancer

The Reporter

How chYps Hospice has given Taylor, 11, and his family the strength to keep going.

Up, up and away! Heroes set for Hospice Care Week run

The Bucks Herald

More than 100 superheroes of all shapes and sizes will be running, walking and waddling 5km to raise money for the Florence Nightingale.

‘Understanding the Liverpool Care Pathway is essential’

Nursing Times

More than 20 organisations, including the Royal College of Nursing, recently signed a statement seeking to rectify misconceptions and inaccurate information about the Liverpool Care Pathway for dying patients.

Mum Jeannine dies in agony as cancer is missed 30 times

The Sun

Mum-of-four Jeannine Harvey died after doctors missed her advanced cervical cancer THIRTY times, her family claim.

Integration? The opposite is true in Jeremy Hunt’s NHS

The Guardian

The latest healthcare buzzword means nothing, but growing privatisation is reported to be fragmenting services – comment piece by Polly Toynbee.

Analysis: What can the NHS expect from Jeremy Hunt?

BBC News

Jeremy Hunt has made an inauspicious start to life as health secretary since replacing Andrew Lansley a month ago.

‘Fundraisers are responsible’ for low youth giving, by not adjusting to what younger donors want and how they engage’

Civil Society

Young people are donating less to charity because fundraisers are failing to engage with them, a fundraising director insisted yesterday.

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