Daily News Roundup – 26 November 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Sophie’s ‘Butterfly Garden’ to open at Earl Mountbatten Hospice

On The Wight

The new playground for Island children and young people needing hospice care will be a fitting tribute to Sophie Rolf who sadly passed away last year.

Family of Nottingham five-year-old who has up to 60 seizures a day back hospice campaign

Nottingham Post

Isabella, diagnosed with a rare form of epilepsy which is associated with learning difficulties, needs round the clock care from parents Kerrie Marks and Adam Reynolds who are supported by Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People.

Marie Curie drops the words ‘Cancer Care’ from name

Civil Society

Marie Curie has dropped the words ‘Cancer Care’ from its name in the lead-up to a rebrand at the care charity.

Reith lecturer and rock-star doctor Atul Gawande on life, death and how to cure the NHS

Radio Times

The Today programme’s Justin Webb talks to the US cancer surgeon about the terminal condition of living.

JustGiving launches free guide to raising money using social media

Civil Society

JustGiving and social media consultancy Social Misfits Media have launched a guide to how charities and social enterprises can use social media to reach more people and raise more money.

Commission launches consultation on updated guidance for trustees

Civil Society

The Charity Commission has launched a consultation on updated guidance on the basics of trusteeship which clarifies that it expects trustees to comply with specified good practice unless they can justify not doing so.

NHS England: King’s Fund says £2bn more needed next year

BBC News

The NHS in England should be given £2 billion more next year, The King’s Fund health think tank has said.