Daily News Roundup – 28 February 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Mid Staffs: culture change must happen ‘immediately’

The Telegraph

Culture change in the NHS should happen immediately, the chair of the public inquiry into the ‘disaster’ at Stafford Hospital said.

NHS commissioning board backs David Nicholson despite Mid Staffs scandal

The Guardian

The body that will take over the day-to-day running of the NHS in England from April has backed Sir David Nicholson, currently chief executive of both the NHS and the new NHS commissioning board, in the face of calls for his resignation following the Mid Staffordshire hospital scandal.

More than a broken leg: when patients and NHS staff really count as people

The Guardian – healthcare professional

The health service needs a new mindset of personalised care so hospital patients and staff alike feel that they really matter as people.

Nesta report encourages focus on innovation in elderly care

Civil Society

A report released today by Nesta is calling for systematic innovation in caring for older people, stressing that improving current measures may be less important than questioning the core strategy behind them.

Kent hospice patient’s gold ring stolen

BBC News

A gold ring has been stolen from the hand of a dying cancer patient who was staying in Pilgrims Hospice in Canterbury.

Praise for hospice where we can be ‘just a family’

Batley and Birstall News

The Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice is one of the four charities being supported by the Reporter Series Fund in 2013.

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