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.
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.
Herts and Essex Observer
St Clare Hospice has been given a clean bill of health by the Care Quality Commission.
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 could have to spend £150,000 on care in old age before the government foots the bill, figures show.
Labour says weighting funding towards regions with more elderly people would siphon off nearly £1 billion from north and London.
Complaints about street fundraising have decreased in the year since the Local Government Association signed a national agreement with the face-to-face regulator.