A survey of more than 60,000 patients treated in NHS hospitals in England found that one in five felt they were not given enough information about their condition and treatment, and one quarter said there was no one they could talk to about their worries and fears.
Experts have raised concerns that older bladder cancer patients are not being given treatments that could cure their disease.
The future lies in more effective cooperation between open government, a more socially responsible private sector and a stronger civil society, says Nick Hurd, minister for civil society.
A new social game which pits players against each other in a ‘numerical battleship’ reckons it can raise up to $1 billion annually for charity.
Crowdfunding remains a top buzzword, but is there substance to the style? Ryan Bromley and Kevin Waudby outline how crowdfunding has evolved, and how charities can engage.
Hastings and St Leonards Observer
The Duke of Gloucester will be visiting St Michael’s Hospice on 16 April to launch Hospice Neighbours, a new community initiative, and unveil a new sculpture.
Work is due to start this summer on a major revamp of St John’s Hospice in Wirral, after the hospice was awarded £553,274 by the Department of Health for the redevelopment work on its day care wing.