Daily News Roundup – 13 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

NHS care for my terminally-ill father has been ‘useless’, Labour MP says

The Telegraph

Rosie Cooper, a Labour MP, reveals that her father has been diagnosed with a terminal illness and says his care on the NHS has been ‘useless’.

Video: Leeds bereavement service helps youngsters cope with grief

Yorkshire Evening Post

Funds from last year’s BBC Children in Need appeal provided a grant of £134,188 to St Gemma’s Hospice to offer peer support through children and young people’s days and regular support meetings.

‘Marvellous’ George Major helps raise funds for Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice


Nine-year-old George Major, who successfully fought leukaemia, has helped to raise almost £1,500 for Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service

Charities told not to ditch print magazines just yet

Civil Society 

Print remains an important medium for communicating with supporters, and charities should ask audiences how they want to receive information before abandoning the hard-copy format.

Why charities need to embrace young volunteers

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Young people get dismissed as too unskilled for volunteering, but charities should support them to safeguard their future.

Britain faces a liver disease ‘epidemic’

The Guardian

As rates of cirrhosis rise sharply in younger people, the government faces renewed calls for alcohol controls.

Plan for two-tier A&E as part of radical shake-up

BBC News

A two-tier A&E system in England should be created as part of an overhaul of services, NHS chiefs say.

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