Daily News Roundup – 21 October 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Ty Gobaith allows cameras inside hospice to film six-part series for S4C

Daily Post

Tŷ Gobaith in North Wales is celebrating its 10th Birthday and has allowed TV cameras to film the children, their families, nurses, carers and fundraisers for a six-part TV series.

Acorns join in the Big Draw at gallery

Worcester News

Felt tip pens and crayons were at the ready as youngsters from Acorns Children’s Hospice join professional artists for exhibition.

Legendary rockers Status Quo set summer date at Hoghton Tower

The Burnley and Pendle Citizen

Status Quo will be ‘rockin’ all over’ the surroundings of Hoghton Tower next year in aid of St Catherine’s Hospice.

Local hospice speaks about terminal illness following death of Lynda Bellingham

Eagle Radio

Following the sad news actress Lynda Bellingham died after battling terminal cancer, local hospice Phyllis Tuckwell has spoken about the decisions patients make during end of life care.

Lynda Bellingham’s bravery proves a good death is possible

The Telegraph

The actress’s open approach to her illness, in the days leading up to her death, has reminded Bryony Gordon that the end doesn’t have to be miserable and undignified. It is possible to make light of the darkest situations.

National system of checks for nursing values to be unveiled

Nursing Times

Details of a new system of checks designed to test the values of applicants to nursing courses, and potentially qualified staff applying for new posts, are set to be launched.

NHS ‘to grind to halt’ with dementia warns professor

BBC News

The NHS will “grind to a halt” unless more is done to help care for dementia patients in the community, warns Wales’ only professor of geriatrics.

CTG calls for VAT rebate scheme and gift aid reform to be part of Autumn Statement

Civil Society

The Charity Tax Group is urging the government to improve the VAT system for charities in its Autumn Statement, and is calling on the extension of VAT rebate schemes for emergency services and hospices.

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