Daily News Roundup –15 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Cancer patient helps dispel hospice myths

Lancashire Evening Post

A butcher battling lung cancer is helping to break down myths about hospices after admitting he wrongly believed they were gloomy places where people went to die. St Catherine’s Hospice, Preston.

Together we are hospice care

Slough & South Bucks Observer

Volunteers and staff at Thames Hospicecare have been adding their voices to a national campaign celebrating their work.

Hospices add life to days when days can’t be added to life

Hull Daily Mail

Dove House Hospice featured in Hospice Care Week article.

One woman’s lonely death on the NHS’s ‘care pathway’

Daily Mail

An elderly woman died alone after doctors failed to tell relatives they were ending her life on the controversial Liverpool Care Pathway.

Banking reforms put charities at further risk, warn sector leaders

Civil Society

Charity sector leaders warn the draft banking reform bill
could put charities at further risk of going under.

It’s about time we had a cabinet minister for social care

The Guardian, social care network

Social care impacts on the lives of a fifth of the UK population and yet it’s the responsibility of a junior minister.

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