Daily News Roundup – 27 February 2013

Categories: In The Media.

A care worker’s plea: do your bit to help stop older people feeling lonely

The Guardian

The relentless loneliness endured by many older people has a solution – and it’s as simple as saying hello.

Norman Lamb: NHS competition rules must be reviewed

The Telegraph

New rules opening the NHS to more competition from private health firms are set to be withdrawn just two weeks after they were announced.

What the NHS can learn from innovative practices abroad

The Guardian – healthcare network

From clinical services to specialised care, there are many models of affordable healthcare that we can adopt in the UK.

Personal connection to a cause is key reason for giving, says Pilotlight research

Third Sector

Personal connection to a cause is the top reason wealthy donors give to charity, according to research by Pilotlight.

Woman’s tribute to care her parents received from St Giles Hospice

Lichfield Live

A woman who lost both her parents in the space of just a few weeks has paid tribute to a Whittington-based charity that helped care for them in their final days.

Sue Ryder leaves unpaid work experience scheme after online protest

Civil Society

Sue Ryder has withdrawn from the government’s mandatory work activity scheme with a ‘heavy heart’ after protesters hijacked its Facebook page and took to Twitter to condemn the charity for its involvement in unpaid work experience schemes.

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