Daily News Roundup – 2 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Garden group offers support for men

Daventry Express

Men have found support and companionship thanks to a new gardening group at St Richard’s Hospice, in a project set up with help from Prostate Cancer UK.

Ex-cricketer Matthew Hoggard wins more than £20,000 for Rainbows Hospice

Ashbourne News Telegraph

Matthew Hoggard, a former cricketer, won £21,000 for Rainbows Hospice by taking part in ITV’s The Chase Celebrity Special on Saturday night.

Children’s hospice opens mini-cinema

Bexley Times

Children at Demelza Hospice Care for Children will now be able to watch films with their families after the hospice opened its own mini cinema.

Mary Berry: I would love my children to help me die if I was a burden

The Telegraph

Mary Berry, the Great British Bake Off judge, said she does not want to live to 100, and would “love” her children to “give her a pill” if she became a burden.

Report shows use of care plans in UK is rare with limited benefits

Health Canal

The current use of written care plans and care planning in the management of patients with long-term conditions by GPs in the UK is rare, a new study shows.

Happy staff mean a healthy business


Staff happiness and organisational success are inextricably linked – Noeleen Doherty explains how to ensure a health organisation and its employees can flourish.

Five days to nominate for the National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards

Institute of Fundraising

Employers committed to encouraging their staff to donate to charity have just five days left before nominations close for this year’s National Payroll Giving Excellence Awards.

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