Daily News Roundup – 28 May 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Work underway on new cafe in grounds of hospice

Lancashire Evening Post

A new cafe currently being built in the grounds of St Catherine’s Hospice has been officially named The Mill – building on its heritage as a former Lancashire cotton mill.

Award-winning Arthur Rank nurse Karen Jenner backs Cambridge News’ Help Our Hospice appeal to help provide new ‘central hub’ of care

Cambridge News

A nurse who makes sure dying patients at Cambridgeshire’s only adult hospice feel “settled, comfortable and most importantly where they to want to be” is backing its move to a new site.

Just a step at a time

Institute of Fundraising blog

David Pastor, CEO of Claire House Children’s Hospice, reflects on how the whole organisation is 100% committed to the hospice’s vision and the challenges that brings. David argues that pride in both your vision and fundraising should be shared equally, and everything else for that matter.

Don’t diagnose yourself on Wikipedia, doctors warn

The Telegraph

Nine in ten medical entries on Wikipedia are inaccurate, doctors say, as they warn diagnosing yourself on the internet could be harmful.

Complaints about social care are soaring, but that’s a good sign

The Guardian

Complaints to the ombudsman about social care have more than doubled in five years. But is this a sign of worsening services or evidence that people feel better able to make their voice heard?

Clinical commissioning groups are key to transforming the NHS

The Guardian – healthcare network

CCGs can build relationships locally and take the lead on integrated and innovative work.

Meet the people using social media to make a difference


HSJ and Nursing Time highlight the work of clinicians, patients and families who have used social media as a powerful force for change and as a way to inspire, campaign, spread best practice and raise awareness.

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