Daily News Roundup – 16 July 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Siblings enjoy a day of sports and fun at Richard House Children’s Hospice

ehospice International children’s edition

Growing up can be a tough time for anyone. It can be especially difficult for those siblings whose brother or sister has a serious health condition, which means they are unlikely to reach adulthood. Tom Morton from Richard House reports on their recent sibling sports day.

Money stolen and goods damaged after Luton vandals break into Keech Hospice shop

Luton and Dunstable Express

Vandals have broken into Keech Hospice Care’s shop in Park Street, Luton, stealing money and destroying some of the goods on display.

Volunteers heartened by readers’ ‘fantastic’ support after theft from St Andrew’s Hospice shop

Grimsby Telegraph

St Andrew’s Hospice charity shop in Cromwell Road, Grimsby, has been inundated with generous donations after their recent theft.

Religious leaders unite to condemn assisted dying law

The Telegraph

The leaders of all the major faiths in Britain are issuing a joint attack on Lord Falconer’s assisted dying bill, condemning it as a “grave error” which would change British society forever.

Assisted dying: leading doctors call on Lords to back legalisation

The Guardian

Twenty-seven leading figures have written to every peer urging them to back Lord Falconer’s private members bill on assisted dying.

In Touch: Blindness and bereavement

BBC Ouch blog

Dave Williams, who works for a software company in Worcester, is blind and shares his recent experiences of bereavement on this week’s In Touch.

Hospital failure regime extended to care homes

BBC News

A system of special measures designed to improve failing hospitals in England is to be extended to care homes, the government is expected to announce.

Electoral Commission publishes Lobbying Act guidance for charities

Civil Society

The Electoral Commission has published guidance to help charities comply with the new rules of the Lobbying Act ahead of the 2015 General Election.

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