Daily News Roundup – 15 March 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Ann Clywd to head review of way NHS handles complaints

BBC News

The government has announced the start of a major review of the way the NHS in England deals with complaints from patients and their relatives.

Conflicts of interest ‘rife’ among new GP commissioners

BBC News

More than a third of GPs on the boards of new NHS commissioning groups in England will have a potential conflict of interest, an investigation suggests.

Bedroom tax: drastic u-turns, partial concessions, and spin

The Guardian – Patrick Butler’s cuts blog

The most significant – and potentially most politically damaging – bodyswerve on the bedroom tax this week was slipped out without fanfare.

Accounting standard FRS 102 is published

Civil Society

The Financial Reporting Council has issued FRS 102, the financial reporting standard applicable in the UK and Republic of Ireland, following several delays.

Criticism of big salaries in the voluntary sector distorts the real picture

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Philanthropists deserve praise, but they must be careful not to present a warped view of those who work in charities.

Charities remarkably resilient as tough economic times continue

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Statutory funding falling amid increased demand for services, but morale remains resilient.

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