Daily News Roundup – 14 December 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Exclusive: Interactive map of the new NHS commissioning system
Health Service Journal

HSJ has launched the first comprehensive interactive map of the reformed NHS commissioning system, including details about the new organisations, including their leaders, performance, budgets and size.

Norovirus could affect 750,000 patients, warns HPA
Nursing Times

More than 750,000 people could be affected by outbreaks of norovirus across the UK this winter, the Health Protection Agency has claimed.

We live ‘longer but sicker’ as chronic diseases rise
BBC News

People around the world are living longer but with higher levels of sickness, according to the largest ever study of the global burden of disease.

Are clinical commissioning groups ready to go?
The Guardian – healthcare network

With less than four months before CCGs take over from primary care trusts, just eight out of 211 have now been fully authorised. The focus will be on failings unless the system improves.

Potential donors deterred by charities’ lack of transparency, survey suggests
Third Sector

Joe Saxton, co-founder of nfpSynergy, says charities should ‘sing from the rooftops’ about how they spend their money.

PM in hospice funding pledge
Salisbury Journal

The Prime Minister has pledged to meet with the chairman of Naomi House following a question in parliament over the disparity between funding in adult and children’s hospices.

Show your support for caring staff at St Catherine’s Hospice
This is Sussex

Donations are being sought to recognise the work of nurses who give up their Christmas to look after patients at St Catherine’s Hospice.

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