Daily News Roundup – 14 June 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Scottish cancer victims ‘abandoned’ after treatment


Macmillan Cancer Support has announced a groundbreaking £5 million project to change the way patients are supported once their treatment is over.

Every hospital patient should be quizzed about drinking

The Telegraph

Every patient arriving at hospital should be questioned about their drinking habits, a medical charity has said, in a bid to prevent thousands of avoidable deaths each year.

Is the use of face-to-face fundraising worth the reputational risk?

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Educating the public and charities about how fundraising works could improve perceptions.

Stop bending over backwards for corporate partners

Civil Society blog

Charities often bend over backwards in delivering value and partnership for companies, but should they?

Bereavement and food

BBC Radio 4 Food Programme

The programme visits the Hospice of St Francis in Berkhamsted, which runs cookery courses for those who’ve been bereaved, and looks at the legacy of recipes which can be a way to remember loved ones.

Llansamlet teenager campaigns for better life-limiting illness care

ITV News

Amy-Claire Davies, currently a patient at Ty Hafan children’s hospice, has launched a campaign to highlight a lack of local facilities for young disabled people.

A milestone for St Columba’s new hospice

Third Force News

Ian Adam, chairman of St Columba’s Hospice, and Margaret Dunbar, the charity’s chief executive, celebrated the bricks being laid at the highest point of its new £26 million purpose built facility this week.

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