NHS England is to review the idea of ‘hospital hotels’, based on a system used in Scandinavia, where elderly patients can recover from illnesses or falls.
Umbrella bodies issue guidance on using new service, as Sir Stuart Etherington of the NCVO warns that many charities remain unprepared for September changeover.
The government will review the progress of the Gift Aid Small Donations Scheme in three years’ time to ensure it is working properly, according to Sajid Javid, the Economic Secretary to the Treasury.
Charity Retail Association CEO Warren Alexander has written to Labour leader Ed Miliband seeking reassurance that the party’s new proposals to give local communities more control over their high streets will not unintentionally harm charity shops.
Lancashire Evening Post
A specialist nurse from St Catherine’s Hospice has been named Lymphoedema Care Nurse of the Year at the British Journal of Nursing Awards.
A Shropshire charity is supporting National Bowel Cancer Month after seeing a rise in the number of patients in their care suffering from the disease.
Mark, from Romford – who first found fame on ITV2’s The Only Way is Essex – visited Haven House to find out more about the vital work that the charity does and to meet some of the children and families who use the service.