Daily News Roundup – 22 May 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Scrapping Liverpool Care Pathway too ‘extreme’

The Telegraph

Phasing out the Liverpool Care Pathway because some medical staff do not know how to use it is ‘extreme’, a leading ethicist has warned.

Marie Curie Hospice receives glowing report after unannounced visit from inspectors

Evening Times

The Marie Curie Hospice in Glasgow received ‘very good’ and ‘good’ grades from Healthcare Improvement Scotland’s report.

Hospice to hold first ever summer remembrance ceremony

Welwyn Hatfield Times

Isabel Hospice will mark the year’s longest day with a special remembrance ceremony.

Do you feel weird talking about your own death? You shouldn’t

The Journal

A new project in Ireland is seeking to encourage people to talk about their end of life care with their GPs.

Public given chance to send off cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton

The Guardian

The funeral of 19-year-old cancer fundraiser Stephen Sutton will take place next week following a vigil in his memory at Lichfield cathedral, his family have announced.

Most patients ‘right to go to A&E’

BBC News

Efforts to redirect patients away from busy A&E departments will not work, doctors have said – as a new study shows most need to be seen there.

Lobbying act threatens the independence of UK not-for-profits, report says

Third Sector

A report by the Charities Aid Foundation criticises the UK government and calls for the prohibition of gagging clauses in contracts involving charities.

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