Daily News Roundup – 23 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Liverpool Care Pathway review shows challenges in palliative care

The Guardian – healthcare professionals network

Findings from the independent review of the Liverpool Care Pathway illustrate failures of training around the regime, and that it leads to poor practice for terminally ill patients, writes Melanie Henwood.

Colchester: No issue with end of life care plan

Daily Gazette

St Helena Hospice has defended its use of the Liverpool Care Pathway after it was announced it will be scrapped.

Hospice care at home thanks to group

Kenilworth Weekly

Free, in-home hospice care is now available to Kenilworth patients thanks to a Shakespeare Hospice expansion.

British Marie Curie wins Tour de France 2014 partnership

Civil Society

Marie Curie has been announced as the first-ever charity partner for the Tour de France Grand Depart next year. 

Government urged not to drop requirement for companies to report charitable donations

Third Sector

The Directory of Social Change has urged the government to rethink plans to remove the requirement for companies to list charitable donations in their annual reports.

Some commissioners setting ‘unachievable’ targets, NHS England admits


An NHS England discussion paper currently being circulated to clinical commissioning groups and other bodies admits that the current system of “incentives, rewards and sanctions” is “often not used as intended”.

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