Daily News Roundup – 19 July 20013

Categories: In The Media.

We need to talk about death

The Spectator

Surely not talking about death is like being on a train and never mentioning the destination to your fellow passengers?

Chestnut Tree House hospice given birthday cheer from Dame Judi Dench

The Argus

Famous faces have been showing their support for the children’s hospice, which is celebrating its 10th birthday.

Scie boss named CQC’s first chief inspector of social care

Community Care

The Care Quality Commission has appointed Social Care Institute for Excellence chief executive Andrea Sutcliffe as its first chief inspector of social care.

Rise in cancer survival is ‘a double-edged sword’

The Telegraph

The rise in cancer survival in Britain is a ‘double-edged sword’ Macmillan Cancer Support warns, because the NHS is woefully unprepared to cope with the number of patients who go on to suffer long-term health problems.

Elderly patients wait up to a year for dementia tests

The Independent

More than a third of patients had to wait more than six weeks to access memory tests after being referred by a GP.

Alcohol deaths in young women show ‘worrying rise’

BBC News

Deaths from alcohol-related disease in young women are rising, contrary to the overall trend, a study suggests.

Trust in charities up for third year running

Civil Society

Charities are still the fourth most trusted UK institution and public trust in them has increased for the third year running, according to nfpSynergy’s annual survey.

NCVO to develop code of practice for lobbying and campaigning

Civil Society

The NCVO plans to publish a code of good practice for lobbying and campaigning by charities that is expected to set out general standards in areas such as transparency, financial disclosure, neutrality and focus on impact.

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