Daily News Roundup – 22 January 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Asbestos claims help hospices

Halifax Courier

Hospices in Yorkshire and Humber have received more than £70,000 in the past 12 months, thanks to legal rulings.

Launch of cancer rehab service at Peace Hospice Care in Watford

Watford Observer

A new service supporting patients living with cancer and terminal illnesses was launched last week by Macmillan Cancer Support, The Hospice of St Francis and Peace Hospice Care.

New CEO appointed at Great Baddow-based charity

Chelmsford Weekley News

The J’s Hospice, which provides care for 16 to 40-year-olds, has appointed Stuart Hornsby as chief executive officer.

Helen & Douglas House Hospice heads for double milestone

Get Reading

As well as celebrating the 10th birthday of Douglas House, 2014 also sees the charity carrying out a £1.5 million makeover of its children’s hospice, Helen House.

‘Our success is down to the people and the quality of care they provide’

Burton Mail

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People is celebrating 20 years of care this year.

Lottery of NHS drugs punishes the dying

The Telegraph

Thousands of patients suffering from cancer and other serious illnesses are being denied the drugs they need from the NHS, according to a new report.

Government confirms that lottery consultation will go ahead

Third Sector

Camelot has been calling for an increase in the minimum percentage that goes to good causes and a 15% cap on the costs and profits of large-scale lotteries.

CRA survey sees proportion of stock from housing collections halve

Civil Society

House-to-house stock collections for charity shops made up just 3% of the total stock collected by retailers who participated in the Charity Retail Association’s latest stock survey.

How to raise money for a cause without losing your friends

The Guardian

How do you convince people to donate to a charity marathon? Expert Marc Pitman tells us how to avoid alienating friends.

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