Daily News Roundup – 22 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

End of life ‘Liverpool Care Pathway’ regime suspended

IOM Today

The Liverpool Care Pathway is to be suspended in the Isle of Man after an independent review concluded it should be phased out in England.

Scrapping controversial care pathway a ‘mistake’, says chief

Burton Mail

A health expert believes scrapping a controversial end of life hospital policy that has been branded as a ‘pathway to death’ will be a mistake.

“What do you want, sorry?” – talking about end of life care for people with dementia


Talking to family carers about end of life care for people with dementia can be difficult. Nathan Davies, PhD Student at University College London, shares some thoughts and ideas on how he copes with this important but often challenging area of research.

Dedicated Ann scoops top national award for caring

Lancashire Evening Post

Ann Loan, a devoted volunteer who began giving her time to St Catherine’s Hospice, in Lostock Hall near Preston, before it even opened its doors has been honoured with a national award recognising her outstanding contribution.

Facebook helps Plymouth charity raise cash

The Herald

A social networking website has helped St Luke’s Hospice in Plymouth secure a spot for a new donation bin.

GPC to propose radical plan to merge all unscheduled NHS care in bid to solve out-of-hours crisis


In an exclusive interview, the new GPC chair Dr Chaand Nagpaul said they would propose that out-of-hours care, walk-in centres and minor injury clinics are merged and work together with the NHS 111 service.

Birmingham votes to press ahead with by-law to control face-to-face

Third Sector

Birmingham City Council’s licensing committee has voted to proceed with a by-law that would allow it to fine street fundraisers that cause “obstruction or annoyance” up to £500.

Charity donations: how safe are the online portals?

The Guardian

Millions of people generously pledge money online, sponsoring friends and colleagues to complete a sporting event for a charity. But how safe is the cash and how sure can donors be that their money will reach the charity?

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