Daily News Roundup – 25 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

The birth and death of the Liverpool care pathway


Last week the Neuberger review advised phasing out the Liverpool Care Pathway, a development in care at the end of life with its seeds in the early 20th century.

Work starts on new County Durham hospice

Chronicle Live

Work on a new £5.7 million state-of-the-art building for Willow Burn Hospice in Lanchester has begun.

Ewan McGregor in surprise visit to hospice kids

BBC News

Star Wars actor Ewan McGregor has visited Rachel House Children’s Hospice in Kinross.

Trinity Hospice opens gardens for summer cinema screenings in Clapham

Local Guardian

Trinity Hospice is opening its gardens once again to host its annual Summer Cinema Series.

The NHS volunteer army

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

There are 3 million volunteers in the health and social care sector, who play an indispensable role in sustaining the system.

NHS faces chronic shortage of staff, warns King’s Fund

The Guardian

Deepening gaps in service’s workforce so serious that bosses are under pressure to alter pay agreements to attract staff.

Investigation into ‘unexpected’ rise in UK deaths

ITV News

An investigation is under way into an unexpected rise in the number of deaths this year, particularly among the elderly, Public Health England has said.

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