Daily News Roundup – 20 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

More than two-thirds of GPs think RCGP should change stance on assisted dying


More than two-thirds of GPs are in favour of the RCGP dropping its opposition to assisted dying when it finishes its consultation exercise, a Pulse survey has revealed.

What we need to do next to develop community-based care for terminally ill people

Marie Curie blog

Dr Jane Collins, Chief Executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care, on what needs to be done over the next five years to improve end of life care.

Daybreak takes over Haven House hospice with live broadcast

Ilford Recorder

As part of ITV’s Text Santa appeal, camera crews, a television star and a boy band appeared at Haven House as Daybreak was broadcast live from the hospice.

Little Havens appoints its first head girl

Southend Standard

Little Havens Children’s Hospice has appointed its first ever head girl in recognition of her kindness despite battling a debilitating condition.

Ambassador Jane is hospice hero

Blackpool Gazette

It’s a hard job to do, but Jane Wright says she gets more out of volunteering at Brian House than she can ever give to the children’s hospice.

Charities must continue to challenge the powers that be

The Guardian

The proposed lobbying bill is being debated against a backdrop of attacks on charities’ right to speak out. We won’t be silenced, says Stephen Bubb, CEO of ACEVO.

No NHS 111 line before April 2015, says Mark Drakeford

BBC News Wales

A non-emergency NHS 111 phone line will not be introduced before April 2015, the Welsh government has confirmed.

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