Daily News Roundup – 17 December 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Liverpool Care Pathway ban was ‘scapegoat’ warns consultant

The Telegraph

Claud Regnard, a consultant at St Oswald’s Hospice in Newcastle, has warned that it was a mistake to get rid of the Liverpool Care Pathway.

New flats for Myton families

Kenilworth Weekly News

Work has begun on new accommodation for the relatives of patients at the Myton Hospice in Warwick. Two self-contained flats complete with beds, bathrooms, living areas and even balconies will be built next to the next to the hospice’s inpatient unit.

St Clare Hospice receive full marks from CQC

Herts and Essex Observer

St Clare Hospice has been given a clean bill of health by the Care Quality Commission.

Cancer patient Margaret John to take assisted suicide battle to the Supreme Court

York Press

A cancer patient who believes doctors should be free to advise patients on the most humane way to end their life has taken her case to the Supreme Court.

Pensioners face care bill of £150,000

The Telegraph

Pensioners could have to spend £150,000 on care in old age before the government foots the bill, figures show.

NHS urged to drop plan to shift health funding to areas with more old people

The Guardian

Labour says weighting funding towards regions with more elderly people would siphon off nearly £1 billion from north and London.

Street fundraising complaints down, report LGA

Civil Society

Complaints about street fundraising have decreased in the year since the Local Government Association signed a national agreement with the face-to-face regulator.

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