Daily News Roundup – 29 May 2013

Categories: In The Media.

What integration with health means for Scotland’s social workers

Community Care

As the Scottish government prepares to legislate to integrate health and social care, the experience of fusing the two services in the Highlands shows what the future might hold for adult social workers.

Retailers accuse charity shops of favourable treatment

Third Force News

Business leaders have warned that the favourable treatment charity shops receive from the taxman is stifling enterprise in towns and villages.

£4bn could be generated in charitable legacies if solicitors just asked

Civil Society

A potential £4 billion of funding could be unlocked for the charity sector if solicitors were to remind those writing a will to consider giving to charity, according to a new study.

Most consumers favour companies that support charities, says study

Third Sector

Engaging with charities and communities increases revenue for businesses, says Stephen Dilworth of Foresters, which commissioned the research.

King’s Lynn: Beds will offer dignity to dying

Lynn News

Four new specialised beds to care for the terminally ill have been commissioned in West Norfolk in a drive to improve services for the dying.

Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group calls on community to talk about dying

Milton Keynes Citizen

The newly formed Milton Keynes Clinical Commissioning Group is encouraging people to talk about dying and has launched a webpage to provide more information about end of life care.

Helping people to stay at home

Derbyshire Times

High Peak patients who are nearing the end of their lives will now benefit from improved medical care at home thanks to an initiative introduced by NHS North Derbyshire Clinical Commissioning Group.

Your Communities: How ‘Ann’s Army’ helped Acorns Children’s Hospice

Birmingham Mail

A look back at some of the special people who have been involved with Acorns Children’s Hospice.

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