Daily News Roundup – 18 June 2013

Categories: In The Media.

‘Quiet epidemic’ of male cancer in UK

BBC News

Action is needed to fight a “quiet epidemic” of oesophageal cancer, which is on the rise in the UK, particularly among men, cancer experts say.

How one hospital is using mobile apps to gather feedback and improve services

The Guardian – healthcare professionals network

A feedback app at Birmingham children’s hospital allows patients to send comments directly to the manager in charge.

NCVO commissions report into media coverage of the voluntary sector

Third Sector

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations has commissioned a report into why the voluntary sector does not receive more positive coverage in the national media.

Why charities must use impact to understand beneficiaries

The Guardian

Impact measurement should focus on those currently lacking the advantage, resource and power to shape their own destinies.

New chief executive appointed at Ayrshire Hospice

Cumnock Chronicle

The Ayrshire Hospice is delighted to announce the appointment of Mandy Yule to the post of chief executive.

St Clare Hospice volunteers given a Royal welcome

Harlow Star

St Clare Hospice was given the Royal seal of approval after two of its long-serving volunteers attended a Garden Party at Buckingham Palace.

Bowel cancer sufferer thrilled by the team at St Catherine’s Hospice

Lancashire Evening Post

Patient Ken Murray says going into St Catherine’s Hospice gave him a new lease of life – and dedicated staff even catered for his love of playing the keyboard.

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