Daily News Roundup – 15 May 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Doctors told to improve dementia diagnosis rates

The Guardian

More than half of the estimated 670,000 people living with condition in the UK have not been diagnosed.

True integration involves the NHS, local councils and families

The Guardian – social care network

Families are the biggest providers of care, yet carers can find themselves cut out of decision-making and bounced between different bureaucracies, say Norman Lamb and Heléna Herklots, chief executive of Carers UK.

Roald Dahl charity seeks sector’s views on new strategy

Civil Society

As Roald Dahl’s Marvellous Children’s Charity seeks to expand its remit to provide support to any child with significant unmet needs, it has asked for the wider sector’s feedback on its proposals.

Legacies ‘out of the doldrums’, finds Legacy Monitor

Civil Society

Legacy income continues its slow recovery, with the latest Legacy Monitor report showing a slight increase for the fourth quarter in a row.

How will an ageing population affect legacy fundraising?

The Guardian

Charities need to be careful about the way they ask for legacies.

App helps London patients choose a better way of death

UK Authority

NHS patients in London will soon be able to download a mobile app that will give them access to their Coordinate My Care record.

Palliative care nurse defends Liverpool Care Pathway at Life and Death exhibition in Aldborough


Sue Mumford, an NHS community specialist palliative care nurse based at Priscilla Bacon Lodge, has defended the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway.

St Luke’s Hospice asks South Cheshire supporters to help mark its 25th anniversary

Crewe Chronicle

St Luke’s Hospice is inviting its South Cheshire supporters to share their fundraising memories as it commemorates its 25th anniversary.

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