Daily News Roundup – 16 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Should CCGs commission children’s palliative care?

The Commissioning Review blog

NHS West Leicestershire CCG child health lead Dr Satbir Jassal believes that clinical commissioning groups must be the ones to tackle the complex needs of children with life-limiting conditions.

The Liverpool Care Pathway

Radio 4 – The Report

This programme looks at how and why the Liverpool Care Pathway was rolled out, the opposition campaign and the likely impact for patients of the pathway’s demise.

Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, takes on dementia training

Your Local Guardian

A grant of nearly £13,000 has been given to Princess Alice Hospice to create a course that will train care home managers on providing high quality care for people with advanced dementia.

Hospice joy at £190,000 makeover

Lancashire Evening Post

Chorley-based children’s hospice Derian House has undergone a £190,000 refurbishment.

The changing face of charity retail

Third Force News

With high streets becoming crowded with charity shops, are out-of-town superstores the next big thing in charity retail?

OCS will tell Compact Voice if government policies breach Compact values

Civil Society

The Office for Civil Society has committed to tell Compact Voice if it believes other government departments are failing in their Compact commitments, in a new joint action plan released by the two bodies. 

Health and care plans ignore the people that need help most

Third Force News

The human rights of elderly and disabled people in Scotland are being ignored in plans to merge health and care services in Scotland, voluntary organisations have argued.

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