Daily News Roundup – 28 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Helen Sanderson: ‘Personalisation in end of life care is not a new concept’

Nursing Times

‘What does personalisation look like at end of life care?’ asks Helen Sanderson.

Hospice’s £1m vision of the future

Crewe Chronicle

St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice have released a sneak preview of how their new £1 million Centre of Excellence will look, as building work gets into full swing.

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice and Greenfingers team up to create sensory garden for patients

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice and Greenfingers hope to raise £50,000 to build a sensory garden for patients at the hospice.

Cancer death rates down by 11% over past ten years, report shows

STV News

Figures released by NHS Scotland show an 11.2% downturn in the number of people with cancer who die of the disease.

NHS to launch Tripadvisor-style website

The Guardian

The NHS is to establish a patient feedback website, styled after the popular travel site TripAdvisor, to allow patients to post complaints online and show hospitals’ responses to them in real time.

New UK patients’ champion to fight bad care

BBC News

The man who led the public inquiry into the Stafford Hospital scandal has agreed to become president of the Patients Association, promising to do all he can to rid the NHS of bad care.

Landmark Trust offers charities 50 free stays in historic properties

Third Sector

Charities must apply by 4 January with a proposal on how they would use a stay at one of 26 properties managed by the trust.

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