Daily News Roundup – 23 January 2014

Categories: In The Media.

The Marie Curie commissioning channel


Jane Collins, chief executive of Marie Curie Cancer Care, introduces the new Marie Curie commissioning channel on hsj.co.uk

New alliances can help improve end of life care

Marie Curie blog

Blog post on Marie Curie’s partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners, which aims to help GPs improve the care they provide to patients at the end of life.

One Direction star Louis Tomlinson helps out Bluebell Wood yet again

Worksop Guardian

Children, staff and volunteers at Bluebell Wood Hospice are thrilled to have Louis Tomlinson, one fifth of the world’s biggest boy band One Direction, supporting their charity once again.

The Hospice of St Francis seeks new trustees

St Albans Review

The Hospice of St Francis is appealing to residents in the St Albans area as it looks to recruit five new trustees to join its board.

Don’t say it with flowers – website offers alternative gifts for cancer patients

The Guardian

Anikka Burton was inspired by her own experience to set up business aimed at cancer patients’ friends and families.

Moving forward – Colin Royle

NHS England

In this blog, carer Colin Royle talks about his experiences of looking after his dad, Malcolm, who has suffered with dementia since 2005.

Macmillan tops charity brand index

Civil Society

Macmillan Cancer Support has been named top charity brand of 2013 by YouGov, which measured people’s perceptions of different charities throughout the year. Marie Curie Cancer Care came in at number 10.

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