Daily News Roundup – 19 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Over my dead body

The Economist

Helping the terminally ill to die, once taboo, is gaining acceptance.

New era of five-yearly doctor checks starts

BBC News

Regular checks on doctors’ skills will start from December, heralding the biggest shake-up in medical regulation for more than 150 years.

Unions attack cost of NHS reforms

Nursing Times

Union leaders have criticised the government after it emerged that the controversial NHS reforms are to cost £300 million more than previously thought.

Hospice awarded more than £400K from Big Lottery Fund

St Nicholas Hospice Care

St Nicholas Hospice Care is celebrating after receiving a grant of £431,212 from the Big Lottery Fund. Also see our ehospice article on the funding.

Myton hospices appeal raises money for third nurse

BBC News

An appeal to raise funds for more hospice nurses has reached £90,000 – enough money for a third nurse.

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