Daily News Roundup – 23 May 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice opens its doors to visitors

Carmarthen Journal

Ty Cymorth held an open day to thank the people who had helped it move to a new building.

St Clare Hospice £470k refurb creates a ‘home from home’

The Harlow Star

The £472,000 Space to Breathe project has transformed day therapy and community facilities to complement the previous renovation of the inpatient unit day.

Some Mothers Do ‘Ave ‘Em actress Michele Dotrice opens Mount Edgcumbe Hospice facilities

Falmouth Packet

Popular actress and Cornwall Hospice Care supporter Michele Dotrice helped open newly refurbished hospice facilities in St Austell.

St Rocco’s Hospice: going gentle into that good night

The Telegraph blog

Concert pianist Stephen Hough writes about his first visit to a hospice – the opening of a new building at St Rocco’s Hospice.

Being prepared for end of the road show


Billy Connolly’s TV show in wake of Parkinson’s and cancer diagnoses raises questions meriting a national response, says David Clark from University of Glasgow.

Cutting hospital patients ‘will not cut costs’

BBC News

Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive of Nuffield Trust, argues that there is little chance if the £3.8 billion Better Care Fund delivering big savings – and more emphasis is needed on cutting the length of hospital stays.

Nursing in the UK: where next?

The Lancet

Everyone has an opinion of what nursing should be – personal experience and anecdotes abound. But what direction should nursing take in the future?

JustGiving releases tools to help charities build fundraising apps

Civil Society 

JustGiving has released an updated set of tools to help charities build fundraising apps.

IoF launches ‘Proud to be a fundraiser’ campaign

Civil Society

The Institute of Fundraising has launched a campaign to promote and celebrate the fundraising profession.

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