Daily News Roundup – 14 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice to undergo £500,000 refurbishment

Sailsbury Journal

Inpatients from Salisbury Hospice will be staying at the new Salisbury Manor Care Home while the building undergoes an extensive refurbishment.

New service available for cancer patients

Gazette News

A new Macmillan counselling service, supported by St Helena Hospice, has been launched in hospitals in Colchester to support patients diagnosed with cancer. 

Pledge from Huddersfield Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice charity’s new Ambassadors

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

TV news presenter Nina Hossain and entrepreneur Graham Leslie have taken on roles at the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Brackenhall.

Cancer mortality rates ‘higher for men’

Nursing Times

Men are 50% more likely to die from cancer than women, according to new global statistics.

TV plot propaganda for Hayley’s Law

The Scotsman

Life imitates art as soap star puts forward her case for assisted killing to the delight of Humanist fraternity, says David Robertson.

How would an independent Scotland affect the charity sector?

Marie Curie blog

“Even taking into account everything that has been published, it is still difficult to say with certainty exactly how all this will affect the charity sector. We can, however, begin to build a picture of what kind of Scotland charities might be operating in after September 2014.”

Umbrella bodies warn proposed new powers for Charity Commission go too far

Civil Society

Proposed new powers for the Charity Commission are “too broad” and give it too much authority to remove trustees, the NCVO has said in its response to a Cabinet Office consultation.

Lib dems bid to make minimum nurse level law in Wales

Nursing Times

Wales could become the first country in the UK to establish a legal duty for safe nursing staff levels on hospital wards, if politicians back a new piece of legislation.

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