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The places where the dying find care and compassion are threatened by NHS red tape.
Britain’s hospices are under threat because of red tape caused by the Coalition’s NHS reforms, Lord Howard of Lympne has said.
Lancashire Evening Post
Specialist support from St Catherine’s Hospice community clinical nurse specialist team will help patients remain at home this Christmas.
Manchester Evening News
A sharp drop in gifts from legacies took the gloss off the 40th anniversary celebrations for St Ann’s Hospice.
The Guardian – voluntary sector network
Christmas is traditionally a time for giving, but in today’s consumerist society, one that is feeling the effects of the difficult financial climate, can charities still benefit?
All NHS staff told to embrace the ‘6Cs’ of nursing: care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment
All NHS staff – not just nurses and midwives – have been told they must embrace the values of patient care set out in the national nursing strategy for England.
Better approaches to considering the needs of carers are among the fruits of the National Skills Academy for Social Care’s commissioning training programme, says project manager Helen Smith.