The government has proposed a series of amendments to its lobbying bill, after charities and voluntary groups raised concerns they could be gagged.
Two of the sector’s most politically influential organisations are piling pressure on the government on the lobbying bill, with Acevo launching a commission to investigate its impact, and NCVO seeking to feed into government’s amendments to allay charities’ worries.
On Monday the Conservative MP Richard Ottaway will give a talk at his party conference entitled “Last rights: How close is Parliament to legalising assisted dying? Article written by Mark D’Arcy, BBC News parliamentary correspondent
Research by the Centre for Market and Public Organisation, based on a study led by Sarah Smith, suggests lottery grants actually bring other funding in.
Counsellor Susie Martin from Coventry tells health reporter Cara Simpson why a specialist bereavement centre is desperately needed for Coventry and Warwickshire.
Professor Phil Redmond, creator of TV’s Brookside, Grange Hill and Hollyoaks welcomed more than 70 people to his Tarporley home to launch St Luke’s Cheshire Hospice President’s Appeal.
GPs practices could provide 24-hour care for frail and elderly patients both – in and out of hospital – if given additional funding, the chair of the Royal College of General Practitioners has said.
St Margaret’s Hospice in Yeovil has sought planning permission to build an extra facility to help patients move out of care and back into their homes.