Daily News Roundup – 20 June 2013

Categories: In The Media.

NHS changes ‘hindering hospices’


Hospices across England are being hindered and many face additional costs under new NHS structures, according to a hospice charity.

Charity Retail Association puts together five-point plan for Welsh high streets

Third Sector

A response to Welsh government plans to cut business rate relief, the plan is intended as a compromise that would not ‘punish and penalise charities unfairly’.

Street fundraising sign-ups down by half

Civil Society

The number of donors signed up via street fundraising in 2012/13 fell by nearly half in what the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association has admitted is “by far the worst year” for street fundraising recruitment. 

Grant-making trusts have had fewer applications since the start of the downturn

Third Sector

Research from nfpSynergy shows that charities are more likely to receive grants if they put in fewer applications but make more effort with each of them.

Cancer in numbers – infographic

The Guardian

Some key statistics on current and projected cancer diagnoses.

College publishes code of ethics for its social workers in England

Community Care

The College of Social Work’s code will sit alongside the basic standards set out by the regulator in England.

Nurses shortlisted for Macmillan’s professionals excellence awards

Nursing Times

Seven nurses are included in the 37 shortlisted nominees for the Macmillan Cancer Support’s professionals excellence awards 2013.

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