Daily News Roundup – 25 June 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Campaigners lose ‘right to die’ case

BBC News

Campaigners have lost their appeal at the UK’s highest court over the right to die but say they are hopeful that change will come. Justices ruled against Paul Lamb and Jane Nicklinson by seven to two.

Francis to explore ‘culture of fear’ in new NHS whistleblowing inquiry

Nursing Times

Sir Robert Francis QC is to lead a review of how whistleblowers are treated in the NHS, it has been announced today.

Why we all need to talk about dementia

The Guardian

Learning how to live with an illness that David Cameron calls the ‘greatest enemy of humanity’ is crucial, writes Rachel Williams.

Delight after new Norfolk children’s hospice is granted planning permission

EDP 24

Multi-million pound plans for a new children’s hospice in Norfolk have received a major boost after being granted planning permission.

Kate Mansbridge praised for 20 years of Hospice service

On the Wight

One of Earl Mountbatten Hospice’s longest serving staff members was given a surprise presentation after completing 20 years with the organisation.

£2.5 million to improve cancer care

The Scottish Government

An additional £2.5 million is being invested to help health boards across Scotland meet cancer waiting times, the Scottish Government announced today.

Charities hit by significant drop in trust levels over the past year, says poll

Charity Times

The public’s trust in charities has fallen by 10 percentage points in the last year, new research by nfpSynergy suggests.

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