Daily News Roundup – 17 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

New end of life care reports and toolkits launched at conference celebrating achievements

National End of Life Care Programme

News from the National End of Life Care Programme’s conference, which celebrates the achievements and improvements made in end of life care. Also see our ehospice article on the conference.

Put 1 in 100 patients on death list, GPs told: Frailest to be asked to choose ‘end-of-life’ care

Daily Mail

GPs have been asked to select one in every 100 of their patients to go on a list of those likely to die over the next 12 months.

WATCH – Social care report into last wishes

Channel 4 News

Five-minute video of Channel 4 social care segment.

Havens Hospices: Havens set to appeal if plans for a new hospice are not approved

Echo

Haven’s Hospices has vowed to fight on with plans to build a new centre on green belt land.

Cyclist wheely happy to raise for St Ann’s hospice

Salford Online

Manchester woman to take part in Vietnam to Cambodia charity cycle challenge to raise funds for St Ann’s Hospice.

Lord Hodgson says opposition to payment of trustees is generational

Civil Society

Lord Hodgson has told MPs that there is a generational shift in favour of paying trustees, with young people being more ready to allow the payment of charity trustees than older people.

450,000 disabled people to lose out under universal credit, study finds

The Guardian

One in 10 disabled households with children fear they might lose their home as a result of cuts, report says.

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