After the Francis report, David Cameron urged healthcare professionals to be more compassionate. But is he right?
The Government has ordered a review of all health service policies on workers’ uniforms. It will ask professional regulators to draw up clear rules so that communication with patients is always given priority over the right of a nurse or doctor to wear a veil.
The 2013 Charity Social Index suggests small might be the new big for charities.
Health Service Journal
HSJ analysis has revealed a gulf between the stated aims of clinical commissioning groups and council hosted health and wellbeing boards, with the two organisations sharing no priorities in two-fifths of CCG areas.
Third Force News
Members of the public are being called on by Scotland’s Care Inspectorate to help drive up standards in care homes.
Manchester Evening News
The Manchester Evening News has teamed up with Francis House to help raise funds for its new £3.5m extension. Andy Buckley finds out what life is like for staff there.
This is Hampshire
David Holmes has taken over the role as chairman at Naomi House and Jack’s Place hospices from Prof Khalid Aziz.
A documentary about the Bethesda Hospice in Stornoway, Western Isles, will be shown on BBC Alba tonight (Thursday 19 September) at 9pm, repeated on the evening of Monday 23 September.
A rugby club stalwart who lost his wife to cancer has joined other business figures to boost fundraising for the city’s Marie Curie Hospice.