Daily News Roundup – 13 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Archbishop of Canterbury becomes vice president of Demelza children’s hospice charity

This is Local London

The Archbishop of Canterbury has become vice president of Demelza, following in the footsteps of his predecessor Rowan Williams.

Peter James hosts crime quiz at Martlets Hospice

Sussex Express

The best-selling author will be hosting a Crime Quiz in aid of the Martlets Hospice and is also giving one lucky bidder the chance to be immortalised in a forthcoming Roy Grace novel.

St Raphael’s Hospice future is ‘absolutely fabulous’ says new chief exec

Your Local Guardian

St Raphael’s Hospice’s first CEO has said its future is safe despite widespread fears about its funding.

Primrose Hospice receives funding for children’s garden

Bromsgrove Advertiser

The Primrose Hospice in Bromsgrove has received a donation to help develop a children’s garden.

Care homes found wanting in pain management for dementia

Nusing Times

Unqualified care workers are routinely assessing pain in patients with dementia in nearly half of independent care homes.

Henning Mankell: how it feels to be diagnosed with cancer

The Guardian

In January the Wallander author was diagnosed with cancer in his neck and a lung. In the first of an occasional series he describes his initial shock, and the agonising wait for the treatment to start.

HMRC should provide better Charities Online advice

Civil Society

Charity Tax Group is urging HMRC to provide more detailed advice for large charities about claiming gift aid online using their databases to clear up areas of confusion. 

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