Daily News Roundup – 14 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Royal tour: Duchess of Cambridge wins hearts on solo visit to hospice

Daily Telegraph

The Duchess used her first solo engagement of the New Zealand tour to visit the facility in Hamilton, which helps children with life-limiting illnesses and those coping with parents who are terminally ill

Lottery boost for hospice plan

Tivy-Side Advertiser

A £2 million project to build an inpatient hospice near Llandysul serving Pembrokeshire, Carmarthenshire and Ceredigion can now go ahead, thanks to a Lottery grant.

Offering respite care at new Dorothy House lodges

Bath Chronicle

Two lodges have been built at a Winsley hospice to allow patients to be cared for in homely surroundings.

Havens Hospice Q&A: We are excited at the prospect of £16.5m hospice at Ekco site


Interview with Havens Hospice Chief Executive Andy Smith about plans for a new adult hospice.

Party time at Zoe’s Place baby hospice to mark recovery from the floods

Gazette Live

Zoe’s Place baby hospice in Normanby has held a party with children, families and staff, along with the contractors involved in reparing the hospice building following damaged caused by the flooding.

MPs: Euphemisms for ‘complaint’ should be banned

ITV News

Euphemisms used to replace the word ‘complaint’ in the healthcare system should be banned as part of an overhaul in the wake of the Mid-Staffs scandal, a report by MPs claims.

Review set to probe standard of nurse training


A major review of nurse training in England will be launched next month to help push up standards of patient care.

‘Primark’ approach means charities don’t ask for enough money, IoF chair says

Civil Society

Charities have adopted a “Primark approach” which means they do not ask for large enough donations, the chair of the Institute of Fundraising has said.

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