Daily News Roundup – 29 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Charity rebrand Q&A: Thames Hospice

Civil Society

Thames Hospice talks civilsociety.co.uk through its recent rebrand. 

Hove hospice the Martlets back in black

The Argus

Bosses at the Martlets Hospice in Hove say they are relieved to be back on financial track but say the pressure is still on if they are to continue to raise enough money.

Ulverston hospice idea became a campaign

Northwest Evening Mail

As St Mary’s Hospice approaches it 25th birthday, staff are trying to get in touch with the people who helped out in the early days.

Those eligible for help are missing out

The Scotsman

Patients in Scotland are being denied the appropriate NHS Continuing Care package because of a failure to have patients assessed for the care package they are ultimately entitled to.

Charities must address concerns about doorstep fundraising, PFRA head warns

Third Sector

Charities must address public concerns about doorstep fundraising or risk falling into the same ‘traps and pitfalls’ they made with street fundraising, the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association will warn.

Labour MP weighs in to furore over charitable rates relief

Civil Society

Further pressure was heaped upon charities’ entitlement to business rates relief this week when the Labour MP for Rochdale published figures detailing the extent to which charitable schools benefit from the tax break.

Why 2013 could turn out to be a watershed year for telehealth

The Guardian – healthcare professionals network

Providing health services remotely can reduce hospitalisations, save lives and help care for people in tough economic times.

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