Daily News Roundup – 24 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Essex: Hospice and health commissioner deal ‘first of its kind’ in the UK


St Helena Hospice will over the next three years jointly commission care with the North East Essex Clinical Commissioning Group (NEE CCG) for people with life-limiting illnesses.

Ed Miliband promises £2.5bn funding boost ‘to save NHS’

BBC News

Ed Miliband has said a future Labour government would pay for 36,000 more doctors, nurses and midwives, partly funded by a tax on tobacco firms. 

Burnham wants ‘every hospital to be an integrated care organisation’

Health Service Journal

Andy Burnham will announce that every hospital would need to become an integrated care organisation if Labour were in government during his address to the party conference tomorrow.

Let’s hear it for the boys – volunteering is for everyone

Marie Curie Blog

Marie Curie has nearly 2,000 male volunteers – and we would love to have more. Meet Gary: he first got involved as a Marie Curie Volunteer when studying at Wellington College in Belfast.

Marie Curie celebs trade places to raise vital funds

Marie Curie Blog

What happens when you put a host of celebrities in a hi-tech room with hundreds of commodity, foreign exchange and bond traders? Well, it’s the princely sum of £7.3 million in funds raised for charities across the world!

Celebrities donate art for Leeds’ St Gemma’s Hospice

Yorkshire Evening Post

Some of the UK’s most famous faces have put their creative talents to the test for a secret project in aid of St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds.

Longer nursing shifts ‘hit patient care’, warns major study

Nursing Times

Longer hours worked by nurses to help save hospitals money is hitting safety and patient care, according to a large international survey of nurses.

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