Daily News Roundup – 14 October 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Support for carers of people with dementia

The Bolton News

Bolton Hospice has held its first Dementia Carers Day as part of a new education programme.

Improved inpatient unit at Kirkwood Hospice officially unveiled

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Guests and supporters gathered at Kirkwood Hospice for the official opening of the £3 million facility.

Cancer sufferer praises Bristol Hospice

ITV News

A Bristol man says St Peter’s Hospice has helped him come to terms with having terminal cancer.

GPs in UK ‘missing opportunities’ to spot lung cancer

BBC News

Doctors in Britain are “missing opportunities” to spot lung cancer at an early stage, meaning one in three people with the disease dies within 90 days of diagnosis, research suggests.

Leading charities back calls for restrictions on society lotteries to be loosened

Civil Society

Macmillan Cancer Support, the RNIB, Scope and the Royal Voluntary Service have supported a joint submission to the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee’s inquiry into society lotteries by the Lotteries Council, the Institute of Fundraising and the Hospice Lotteries Association.

Charities must record when employees use Twitter to campaign, Electoral Commission says

Civil Society

The Electoral Commission has said charities must record every time an employee is encouraged to tweet or post to Facebook about a potentially political issue, to check whether they should register under the Lobbying Act.

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