Daily News Roundup – 15 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Why healthcare managers welcome the Berwick report

Guardian Professional

The Berwick report repeats much we know already, but its consistency and the changes it suggests are positive.

Ageing must be faced by the voluntary sector and beyond

Guardian Professional

In our rapidly ageing society, it is not just government and charities needing to prepare for the demographic shifts ahead.

Ban lifted for NHS staff with HIV

BBC News

The government is to lift a ban that stops healthcare staff with HIV performing certain medical procedures.

CCGs line up raft of ‘prime contractor’ deals

Health Service Journal

Dozens of clinical commissioning groups are devising innovative contracts in which a lead provider receives an outcomes based payment to integrate an entire care pathway.

Subo tops the bill at hospice variety show

Evening Times, Glasgow

A glittering array of stars is set to light up Glasgow’s Clyde Auditorium at a gala variety show in aid of a major hospice appeal.

St Luke’s delighted at CQC inspection

Your Thurrock

An unannounced inspection in June by the Care Quality Commission to St Luke’s Hospice in Basildon has been backed up with a written report giving the hospice a 100% rating.

Immaturity for Charity – Irish Stars Make Funnies for Money


Some of the best actors and film crew in Ireland have come together for a number of online comedy sketches in aid of St Francis Hospice, Raheny.

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