Daily News Roundup – 28 October 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Most cancer patients want to die at home, report says

The Guardian

Macmillan Cancer Support says too many people are spending their last days on hospital wards.

Charities urge MPs to reconsider Widowed Parent’s Allowance reforms

The Telegraph

A collective of charity workers and lobbyists has written to the Telegraph urging MPs to reconsider plans to reform the Widowed Parent’s Allowance.

Butterfly Hospice and Cruse in partnership

Boston Standard

The Butterfly Hospice has joined forces with Cruse Bereavement Care Boston and District to enable more bereaved people in the local community to receive the care and support they need following a death.

Première for Corby hospice awareness DVD

Northamptonshire Telegraph

Patients, staff, volunteers and guests were invited to the first screening of a DVD about Lakelands Hospice in Corby.

Staff nurse at Huddersfield’s Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice nominated for prestigious award

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Emily Winter, who works at the Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice in Brackenhall, has been short-listed in the Rising Star category at the Nursing Times Awards.

There’s no ‘one size fits all’ solution to health and social care integration

The Guardian – social care network

In our rush to promote more integrated care there’s a danger we will not learn from the past and will try to re-invent the wheel, says Jon Glasby, director of the Health Services Management Centre, University of Birmingham.

Disability welfare changes delayed by assessment process

BBC News

Disability welfare changes for England, Scotland and Wales have been delayed because the government has been unable to assess claimants in time.

Justifying the value of your chief executive

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

How much is a charity chief executive worth? Charities need to promote a coherent picture and how and why they operate.

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