Daily News Roundup – 19 December 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Shakespeare Hospice launch major appeal

Stratford Observer

Shakespeare Hospice launched a major appeal this week to raise £450,000 to provide a range of new support services specifically for young people.

Energy firm gives Sunderland children’s hospice a £30,000 boost

Sunderland Echo

Sunderland’s Grace House children’s hospice has been handed a £30,000 boost from energy procurement specialist Utilitywise.

Dive firm gets festive for hospice

Solihull Observer

Divers from Solihull scuba centre ScoobaBoosta will be donning Santa suits for a special sponsored dip on December 27 – all in aid of The  Myton Hospices.

Rugby star Leigh Halfpenny visits children’s hospice Ty Hafan

Penarth Times

Welsh rugby star Leigh Halfpenny made a festive visit to children’s  hospice Ty Hafan last week for the first time since he was made an  ambassador of the charity. 

Corrie writer: “It was an easy decision to kill Hayley off”

Yahoo TV.com

Coronation Street’s senior storyliner was moved to tears working on the Roy and Hayley assisted dying storyline. 

Appeal for support in saving hospice future

Longridge News

Grief specialists at a St John’s Hospice in Lancashire say it would be a “disaster” if it closed.

Colchester Hospital: NHS England probe finds five cancer areas ‘unsafe’

BBC News

Cancer care at a hospital at the centre of a police inquiry has been found “unsafe”. NHS England has reviewed hundreds of cancer cases at Colchester Hospital.

CQC chief executive backs wider duty of candour

Health Service Journal

The Chief Executive of the Care Quality Commission has thrown his weight  behind a wider definition of the Government’s planned statutory duty of candour.


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