Daily News Roundup – 21 March 2013

Categories: In The Media.

End of life care concerns raised

Nursing Times

Concerns have been raised that some bodies introduced under the NHS reforms have not considered the needs of dying people.

Patient Opinion website for rating NHS care endorsed

BBC News

A website which allows patients to rate the care they have received on the NHS is being formally supported by the Scottish Government.

Death rates in hospitals revealed by Welsh government

BBC News

Death rates in hospitals in Wales will be published for the first time later by the Welsh Government in its move to improve transparency in the NHS.

Northern Ireland GPs to block NHS reform in contract protest

GP Online

Northern Ireland GPs will boycott reforms that aim to move work out of hospitals unless ministers scale back GMS contract changes believed to be the ‘harshest in the UK’.

Service users join watchdog’s inspection team as ‘experts by experience’

The Guardian – social care network

People with experience of learning disability or age-related support are contributing to Care Quality Commission inspections.

Technology will make givers out of non-givers

Civil Society blog

The world is a very different place from ten years ago. Reuben Turner explores how technological advances could generate new income for your charity. 

Sharing happy memories with the team at St Catherine’s Hospice

Crawley News

In a new monthly column the team at St Catherine’s Hospice talk about the end of life care they provide.

Young photographer with muscular systrophy selling work to raise money for charity

Get Wokingham

A young photographer with a life-limiting condition is selling her works to raise cash for Naomi House and jacksplace, which has provided her with respite care since she was five.

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