Daily News Roundup – 13 September 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Dozens of GPs quit CCG rol­­es in first six months of commissioning amid concerns over workload


At least 30 GPs have resigned their positions on CCG boards since the transfer of commissioning responsibility in April, amid fears over rising workloads.

Aberdeen physician associates set to graduate amid growing interest

BBC News

A new breed of health professionals are about to graduate in Aberdeen – and the venture is already attracting interest from other Scottish health boards.

A day in the life of … a specialist palliative care social worker

The Guardian

Diana Murungu works at Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, and although the work can be emotionally draining, she loves her job.

Why it’s important to have your say on changes to charity accounting

The Guardian

A new Statement of Recommended Practice (Sorp) from the Charity Commission and Office of the Scottish Charity Regulator is due to be developed. A new draft of the accounting guidance for voluntary bodies, and a consultation on the proposed changes has been launched.

Why is innovation important in legacy giving?

Institute of Fundraising

There is a clear theme running through the IOF’s 2013 legacy conference: the theme of innovation in legacy fundraising. 

Call for statutory bereavement leave to be introduced

Payroll World

Currently the decision to allow a grieving parent leave is not a legal right and is up to the discretion of the employer, but Labour’s Tom Harris wants to introduce statutory bereavement leave.

Galleries to pop-up across Bridgwater for children’s hospice


A pop-up art gallery is looking for artists to exhibit their work in aid of St Margaret’s Hospice and Children’s Hospice South West.

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