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’.
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.
Nine-year-old George Major, who successfully fought leukaemia, has helped to raise almost £1,500 for Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service
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.
The Guardian – voluntary sector network
Young people get dismissed as too unskilled for volunteering, but charities should support them to safeguard their future.
As rates of cirrhosis rise sharply in younger people, the government faces renewed calls for alcohol controls.
A two-tier A&E system in England should be created as part of an overhaul of services, NHS chiefs say.