Daily News Roundup – 24 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

End of life care pathway ‘not for hastening death’

Herald Scotland

The controversial Liverpool Care Pathway was “never about hastening death”, the co-creator of the pathway has insisted.

New chairman for hospice board of trustees

The Northern Echo

In her monthly column, St Teresa’s Hospice director Jane Bradshaw reflects on changes to the organisation’s board of trustees.

Hospice to build therapeutic vegetable garden

Rochdale news

Springhill Hospice is to build a therapeutic vegetable garden to provide therapy for its patients and fresh produce for its kitchen.

How telehealth can make savings and improve patient care

The Guardian – healthcare professionals network

On international self-care day, it is time to support patients in their role as experts in their health.

Social work leaders warn ministers against outsourcing care assessments

Community Care

Social work leaders have voiced concerns over government plans to outsource care assessments to deal with a big hike in demand for them, fuelled by care funding reforms.

The voluntary sector is not a cut-price alternative to state provision

The Guardian

Charities are being squeezed at both ends and the government could be doing much more to support them, says Stephen Bubb, chief executive of ACEVO.

Charity retailers must behave more like high street competitors in order to grow

Third Sector

Charity shops need to focus on merchandising and brand consistency to keep bringing customers through the door.

Charity bond platform in the pipeline

Civil Society

A platform for charities to issue social bonds is to be launched by Investing for Good.

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