Daily News Roundup – 21 January 2013

Categories: In The Media.

‘More’ community focused care required

Nursing Times

Care for the elderly needs a fundamental shift towards caring for them in the community rather than hospitals that are “very bad places”, the new independent head of the NHS has warned.

Prince William in £100m cancer appeal: The Duke of Cambridge launches hospital bid with video plea

The Mirror

Prince William is calling for people to give cash to The Royal Marsden Hospital, where he is patron. In the past 10 years, the charity has raised more than £100 million and it hopes to match this figure in the next decade.

Golden Globe winner Daniel Day-Lewis donates Lincoln memorabilia to Wicklow hospice

Irish Central

Daniel Day-Lewis, who scooped the Golden Globe award for best actor for his role as Lincoln, has donated valuable memorabilia from the movie to be auctioned off for charity at its European première in Dublin next week.

Hospital radio reaches out to hospice

Staffordshire Newsletter 

Hospital Radio Stafford is set to expand its service to Katharine House Hospice using money from a community grant.

Rag firms are costing us dear, says hospice

Hemel Today 

Keech Hospice Care says that commercial firms collecting rags for recycling could be costing them up to £250,000 a year.

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