Daily News Roundup – 29 January 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Lord Owen registers bill to overturn key Lansley reforms

Health Service Journal

One of the leading opponents of the 2012 Health Act has announced a parliamentary bill to remove some of its most contentious elements.

Handing healthcare funding to local government would be a shakeup too far

The Guardian

There’s much to commend Andy Burnham’s vision, but sharing the cash pool won’t achieve integration – it’s a culture thing.

Labour risks another ‘death tax’ row with social care blueprint

The Guardian

Andy Burnham admits compulsory levy could fund abolition of means-testing of care services to make them free at point of use

DNA map offers hope on cancer treatments

The Telegraph

Cancer will become a manageable disease rather than a death sentence thanks to a revolutionary treatment which will be available within five years, British specialists predict. 

Gloucestershire hospital nurses ‘too busy’ to feed patient

BBC News

A patient who was left to starve, bullying and mismanagement are among the allegations being made by a senior NHS clinician in Gloucestershire.

Facebook users’ donations through JustGiving increased by 40% last year

Third Sector

The amount of money given by Facebook users through the online donation website JustGiving increased by more than 40 per cent in 2012, new figures show.

X Factor stars visit hospice

The Star

Boybands District 3 and Union J and singer Christopher Maloney took time out from rehearsals for their UK tour to visit sick children at Bluebell Wood.

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