Daily News Roundup – 21 November 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Bridging the gap between local government and the NHS

The Guardian – healthcare network

There are signs local authorities will forge closer relationships with CCGs than they might have done with primary care trusts, says John Wilderspin, national director of health and wellbeing board implementation at the Department of Health.

‘Prime contractors’ could run pathways for a decade

Health Service Journal

Commissioners could be freed to award work to a ‘prime contractor’ over five to 10 years from 2014-2015, the Department of Health has indicated.

Unhealthy lifestyles ‘fuel liver disease rise’

BBC News

High levels of drinking and obesity mean England is one of the few places in Europe seeing a major preventable disease getting worse, says Prof Dame Sally Davies, chief medical officer.

Terminal cancer patients ‘given pointless treatment’

The Telegraph

Cancer patients who do not have long to live are being given surgery or other treatment even though it will bring them no benefit, doctors are warning. 

All charities should show proof of legacy fundraising, says Legacy 10

Civil Society

Legacy fundraising should be made a requirement of Charity Commission registration, according to the Legacy 10 campaign group.

Sector divided on the scale of fall in individual giving

Third Sector

Richard Harrison, head of research at the Charities Aid Foundation, says he is confident the figures in the latest UK giving survey are accurate.

Author Judith Kerr reads to children at Naomi House

This is Hampshire

Judith Kerr read The Tiger Who Came to Tea to youngsters at Naomi House, in Sutton Scotney. 

Thousands take part in annual Herts 10k

Herts Advertiser

A sell-out pack of 3,000 runners swarmed through Rothamsted Park on Sunday for the annual Herts 10K in aid of Grove House Hospice.

Fantastic’ day hospice centre hailed

South Wales Argus

Health minister Lesley Griffiths described the new St David’s Foundation day hospice centre as a “fantastic facility” during a tour of the building.

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