A coalition of charities, including Marie Curie Cancer Care, Sue Ryder and Help the Hospices, have accused health secretary Jeremy Hunt of launching a fresh attempt to privatise the National Health Service.
A paralysed man is taking up the legal challenge previously mounted by the late Tony Nicklinson for the right to die with the help of a doctor.
The routine screening of all elderly patients for dementia would be a ‘disaster’, an expert is to warn.
Regulator to introduce new care standards, differentiated by sector, and specialist teams to inspect social care, while bringing back ‘star ratings’ of services.
The Guardian – healthcare professionals network
Clinical commissioning groups could play a key role in ending the health inequalities faced by people with a learning disability in the NHS.
Charities might not be taking advantage of new rules on retail Gift Aid that came into force at the start of April because HM Revenue & Customs has not issued guidance on how they will work, according to the Charity Retail Association.
A High Court judge has ruled that local authorities are allowed to consider the extent of a charity’s charitable use of a private landlord’s empty building before deciding whether to grant mandatory rate relief.
Cotswold Care Hospice plans to expand its creative therapy services thanks to a £116,000 government grant.
This is The West Country
Bosses at St Margaret’s Somerset Hospice say news that a hospice will be built in Bridgwater will see an eight-year dream become reality.