Daily News Roundup – 2 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

St Oswald’s hospice celebrates a decade of essential children’s care

The Journal

A mad hatter’s tea party was held at St Oswald’s hospice at the weekend to celebrate the 10th birthday of its invaluable children and young adults service.

Cheryl Fergison scoops £10,000 for north Kent and Bexley children’s hospice chYps

The Reporter

Former Eastenders star Cheryl Fergison won £10,000 for north Kent and Bexley children’s hospice at home charity chYps on Saturday by taking part in ITV game show Your Face Sounds Familiar.

Hospice announces a new addition to its charity services

Isle of Man News

Hospice Isle of Man is to start running a new drop in day, where anyone can call in and get advice, take part in activities or get support from healthcare professionals.

Government risks funding gap for national care threshold, warns Adass chief

Community Care

The government’s proposed national eligibility threshold for adult social care is more generous than intended meaning more funding would be required to implement it, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services’ president has said.

Macmillan supports the NHS ‘Be Clear on Cancer’ campaign

Nursing Times

The NHS has launched their Be Clear on Cancer campaign to improve awareness of the signs and symptoms of lung cancer and encourage people with a persistent cough to see their GP early.

Volunteering has limited benefits for under-45 jobseekers, report suggests

Third Sector

Research by Third Sector Research Centre finds that 45 to 60-year-olds who volunteer every month gain more from it than younger people

Elischer: We need ‘fundraising without fundraising’

Civil Society

Fundraising veteran Tony Elischer has called for an overhaul of the way fundraising is practised and measured in a theatrical opening plenary at the Institute of Fundraising’s 30th National Convention.

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