Daily News Roundup – 17 September 2013

Categories: In The Media.

CCGs line up 10 year integrated contracts


Five clinical commissioning groups in Staffordshire are planning to tender the first integrated 10-year contracts for cancer and end of life care.

Andrew Marr: stroke has made me more aware of people with disabilities

The Guardian

BBC presenter says he is a changed man and sees the world differently after near fatal stroke in January.

To the UK: I challenge you to join me and give more

Huffington Post

Taking place this week is the Give More Challenge, which is asking each of us to give time, money or energy to the causes we are passionate about.

Is it a cop out for charities not to get involved in the independence debate?

Third Force News

Charities are uninterested in the question of Scottish independence, finding the current debate uninspiring and alienating, according to the latest research from the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations.

Bethesda Hospice – a place to live – documentary on Island home

Stornoway Gazette

Over several months, BBC ALBA has been following some of the patients and the team at Bethesda Hospice – the only hospice in the Western Isles – to offer viewers a rare insight into hospice life.

Talented artist brightens up hospice

The Northern Echo

An aspiring artist is hoping his talent for painting murals will give him the breakthrough he desperately wants. Famau Shee spent the day painting a flower and butterfly themed design at the Butterwick Hospice.

Downton Abbey star becomes patron of east London children’s hospice

East London Advertiser

Downton Abbey star Jim Carter, who plays stern butler Mr Carson, is to become a patron of a Richard House Children’s Hospice.

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