Daily News Roundup – 14 January 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Wyre Forest CCG praised for palliative care

Kidderminster Shuttle

The group in charge of Wyre Forest’s health budget has scored highly in a national report on end of life health services.

New chief steps into Barnsley Hospice role

The Star

Matt Wright has been appointed chief executive at Barnsley Hospice. Matt has been acting as interim chief since last August.

Cumbrian hospice cashes in with marmalade

Times and Star

Hospice at Home Carlisle and North Lakeland has been named as the main beneficiary of the World Marmalade Awards and Festival 2014.

From volunteer to patient… Pat shares her special hospice story

The Weston Mercury

To highlight the important work Weston Hospicecare carries out on a daily basis, a hospice volunteer who has now become a patient has decided to share her own touching story.

How sharing your patient record can help save lives

Marie Curie blog

The Association of Medical Research Charities, which includes Marie Curie, is launching a campaign to raise awareness of the importance of sharing data from patient records with researchers.

UK cancer diagnoses top 330,000

BBC News

Nearly a third of a million people are being diagnosed with cancer each year in the UK, according to the charity Cancer Research UK

NHS care at home for elderly and disabled quietly slashed by a third

The Telegraph

The number of frail elderly and disabled people receiving care at home has been slashed by a third in just five years as councils have reined in spending because of pressure from budget cuts, a new study shows.

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