Daily News Roundup – 15 January 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Lady Neuberger to investigate claims on care for dying patients

The Guardian

Care services minister, Norman Lamb, appoints peer to carry out review of Liverpool Care Pathway after months of denunciations.

Jeremy Hunt: Let’s make dementia a word and not a sentence

The Telegraph

Attitudes towards dementia need to change just as they have done towards cancer – but more swiftly, writes Jeremy Hunt. 

Uneven dementia care ‘disgraceful’

BBC News

There is a “disgraceful” variation in the number of proportion with dementia being diagnosed across the UK, according to the Alzheimer’s Society.

St Margaret’s Hospice top rated by health inspectors

BBC News

A Scottish hospice has received the best ever report by a health watchdog. The Healthcare Environment Inspectorate gave St Margaret’s Hospice in Clydebank the maximum score of six out of six in every category examined.

St Luke’s Hospice in Basildon unveils new plans for day care centre


Hospice bosses have unveiled plans to expand space for its day care patients.

What the third sector needs to consider when competing for contracts

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

With the Social Value Act coming into force on 31 January, here’s some valuable advice for social enterprises and charities.

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