Daily News Roundup – 14 October 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Lords launch fresh bid for regulation of HCAs

Nursing Times

Peers are pushing for changes to legislation that would make mandatory training and regulation of healthcare assistants law.

Review disabled children’s support, says commissioner

BBC News

Ministers are being urged to review care provided for children with disabilities following research into the adequacy of support for families.

NCVO executive pay inquiry members to meet for first time next month

Civil Society

NCVO has announced the members of its executive pay inquiry that will create guidelines for charity trustees on deciding pay levels for senior executives.

Why hospice care must be accessible to all communities

Marie Curie blog

By Shameem Nawaz, community development officer at the Marie Curie Hospice, Cardiff and the Vale, who works to build links with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities and ensure the hospice can offer the support they need.

Man who created hospice to step down

Wetherby News

The man who single-handedly launched the appeal that created Martin House is standing down after nearly 30 years’ involvement with the children’s hospice.

Hosice at Home West Cumbria Chairman steps down

Time and Star

After six years at the helm of Hospice at Home West Cumbria, Terry Collins has stood down as chairman.

Acorns hospice to take on 100 new care staff

BBC Birmingham & Black Country

Acorns children’s hospice, which has centres in Selly Oak, Walsall and Worcester, is planning to take on more than 100 new care staff.

Hospice Care Week

Hospice user from Haverhill speaks of great care

Haverhil Echo

As part of Hospice Care Week, a user of St Nicholas Hospice Care has spoken of why she couldn’t have managed without its care and support.

MP Theresa Villiers volunteers at North London Hospice for Hospice Care Week

This is Local London

Theresa Villiers, MP for Chipping Barnet, volunteered at the North London Hospice to highlight the work of the charity as part of a national week of action.

Enfield North MP Nick de Bois shows his support for the North London Hospice during Hospice Care Week

Enfield Independent

Enfield North MP Nick de Bois also offered his support for the North London Hospice by getting stuck into a stint at its Enfield Town shop.

Thorpe Hall has a special place in our community

Peterborough Today

During Hospice Care Week Sue Ryder is calling for action to dispel hospice myths and stereotypes so people can make informed choices on end of life care that is right for them.

Grief-inspired start for region’s lifeline hospice

Eastwood & Kimberly Advertiser

To mark Hospice Care Week and to oversee the building of a new extension named after her, Cally Cheetham has paid a visit the trust she set up 30 years ago.

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