Daily News Roundup – 21 February 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Change urged for end of life care

Evening Standard

Three quarters (77%) of people believe that the NHS should make end of life care ‘more of a priority’, a poll by Marie Curie Cancer Care suggests.

Childhood cancer survival improvements under threat from clinical trial red tape

The Telegraph

Improvements in childhood cancer survival rates will stall because red tape is hindering clinical trials and the development of new drugs, British experts have warned.

Much of public opposes paying charity leaders

Civil Society

More than half of the public are against paying trustees and a third are against paying charity chief executives, according to new research from nfpSynergy.

62 new clinical commissioning groups given green light to take control of NHS budgets

NHS Commissioning Board

NHS Commissioning Board authorises third wave of clinical commissioning groups, taking total to 163, serving 42 million people.

Family affair at ‘brilliant’ hospice

Lancashire Evening Post

Twelve-year-old Leona Bisping loves her visits to Derian House, and has even got her two little brothers in on the fun.

Cooking up a challenge

Swindon Advertiser

The heat was on in the kitchen when young people with life-shortening conditions went head to head in a Bake Off challenge.

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