Daily News Roundup – 22 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Health chiefs outline priorities

Isle of Wight County Press Online

Reducing death rates further, preventing bed sores and improving end of life care will be top priorities for The Isle of Wight NHS Trust over the next year.

Sinn Fein meets All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care

Newry Time

Assembly Members have met with the director of the AIIHPC to discuss the work of the AIIHPC and how the European Union and the Assembly might support the Institute’s work

Highland Hospice plans for new unit get the go-ahead

Highland News

The Highland Hospice has been given the green-light to redevelop their inpatient unit in Inverness at a cost of £6.5 million.

How we run our press and publicity team using volunteers

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Melanie Hide from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution discusses using volunteers to run the RNLI press team.

The Shawshank Retention; how to keep your volunteers, because ‘treat em’ mean keep ’em keen’ doesn’t work

nfpSynergy blog

There seems to be a number of common, easily-avoidable reasons why great volunteers decide to leave good organisations.

The secret of board success

Civil Society

Careful forward-planning of agendas (leaving room for unplanned/unexpected big issues) is the secret of helping boards of trustees to keep to their governance role.

Charity lawyer warns new lobbying bill poses ‘existential threat to charity campaigning’

Civil Society

New laws on non-party campaigners will have a ‘chilling effect’ on charities campaigning, and could be in breach of article 10 of the Human Rights Act, says lawyer.

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