Daily News Roundup – 20 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Not just surviving but thriving

Huffington Post blog

Creative Skills For Life aims to ensure that anyone that wants it has access to creative therapies and technologies that enable them to connect with other people and collaborate on arts based projects.

Cancer survival rates show stark reality of north-south divide

The Independent

Stark regional differences of cancer mortality and incidence rates have been revealed by Cancer Research UK.

UK’s G8 summit to ‘tackle dementia’

BBC News

The UK will use its presidency of the G8 to hold the first global dementia summit.

Government funds social care leaders to prepare sector for Care Bill reforms

Community Care

The government has provided hundreds of thousands of pounds to help council managers prepare for and influence the biggest overhaul of adult social care in recent history. 

Not black and white: a photographic study of cerebral palsy

The Guardian

Love and hope are set against pain and frustration in The Distance Between Us, a still film collating Christopher Capozziello’s studies of his twin’s struggle with disability.

Lobbying bill will hinder charity campaigning and fundraising, NCVO warns

Third Sector

NCVO will raise concerns with the Cabinet Office about the proposals to make it a criminal offence to spend more than £390,000 on campaigns that affect elections.

Local children’s hospice takes part in World Hospice Day

Wetherby News

Martin House Children’s Hospice will be taking part in a World Hospice and Palliative Care day this October.

Construction work starts at hospice

Hastings & St Leonards Observer

Workmen have arrived at St Michael’s Hospice in St Leonards to begin the transformation of the hospice ground floor and day therapy area.

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