Daily News Roundup – 18 June 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Doctors should consult dying patients in ‘Do Not Resuscitate’ decisions, court rules

The Telegraph

Senior judge sets out ‘presumption in favour’ of involving patients in life-or-death decisions – as he discloses that 80% of those who die in British hospitals do so after doctors have been ordered not to attempt resuscitation.

Children’s hospice Noah’s Ark takes part in We Care 24/7 campaign

This is local London

Noah’s Ark Hospice in Barnet is taking part in the We Care 24/7 campaign launched by Together for Short Lives to coincide with this year’s Children’s Hospice Week.

New £300,000 Marie Curie Hospice wing opened

Telegraph and Argus

A new wing at Bradford’s Marie Cure Hospice has been officially opened.

The dying mother and daughter living in the SAME nursing home

Daily Mail

A mother with terminal cancer has moved into the same nursing home as her severely disabled daughter so she can spend her dying days with her.

Charity shop tax relief rules will remain unchanged, says  government

Third Sector

The government has rejected a recommendation from the Business, Innovation and Skills select committee that the blanket reduction of 80% relief be changed.

Charities will be able collect donations via dot NGO domain pages

Civil Society

Charities that sign up for the new generic top-level domain, .ngo, will be able to collect donations via their directory page.

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