Daily News Roundup – 13 August 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice to create ‘lasting tribute’ to tragic RideLondon cyclist

Get Surrey

A cyclist who died while raising money for Woking and Sam Beare Hospices could have a lasting tribute built in his name.

Little loom band entrepreneur from Weston-super-Mare helping boost hospice

Bristol Post

A talented youngster has been putting the current loom band craze to good use – by selling her creations for charity.

How many people in hospital today will die within a year?

ehospice International

In a recent blog post, Professor David Clark reviewed a study which set out to answer the question: ‘How many people in hospital today will die within a year?’

Interview: Death must not be taboo subject for GPs, says Dr Mayur Lakhani


GPs must play a central role in end-of-life care but should not help patients to die, former RCGP chairman Dr Mayur Lakhani tells David Millett.

Six in 10 doctors in Scotland do not want independence

The Telegraph

The majority of doctors working in Scotland will not vote for independence believing that the economy and medical research will suffer.

Society lotteries raise record £163m for good causes

Civil Society

Money raised for good causes through society lotteries grew 7 per cent to a record £163m between October 2012 and September 2013, according to mid-year figures released by the Gambling Commission.

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