Daily News Roundup – 14 January 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Public divided on funding of Charity Commission, report says

Third Sector News
A report from the Centre for Philanthropy says focus groups showed strong support for a well-resourced regulator, but no consensus on how it should be funded.

Hospice boss Rhona Baillie says ‘end of life care must be individual’

The National
The head of Scotland’s Prince and Princess of Wales Hospice Rhona Baillie said she agreed with the British Medical Association that people should be treated as individuals in end of life care.

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Huddersfield to be shut for several days after fire

Huddersfield Daily Examiner
The children’s hospice in Huddersfield is likely to be shut for several days. Staff are still trying to sort out the aftermath of a fire at the complex which has left it without power.

Officially outstanding care

Saint Michael’s blog
Care provided by a Harrogate hospice care charity is “Outstanding’’ according to health and social care regulator the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Saint Michael’s received the rating in its latest inspection report which followed an unannounced visit.

Macmillan team improving end of life care

Berwick Advertiser
A new team of specially-trained social workers is providing valuable end of life support for people in Northumberland.

Hospice appeal smashes fundraising target

UK Fundraising
Cardiff-based George Thomas Hospice Care has raised a record amount with its 2015 Light Up A Life appeal, beating its target by more than £40,000.

From across ehospice editions:

ICPCN’s newest Global Ambassador visits George Mark Children’s House

Innovative hospice nurse intern program

Essay inspired by David Bowie’s death

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