Daily News Roundup – 29 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Families left grieving and angry by the Liverpool Care Pathway

Daily Telegraph

Distraught families allege that the NHS protocol designed to allow the terminally ill ‘a good death’ is being abused.

Councils no longer required to give all social services users a personal budget

The Guardian

Government drops target after critics say users such as frail older people may not be able to manage budget.

Gala gourmet dinner makes a record-breaking £30,000 for the hospice

Luton today

A quintet of top London chefs and a batch of enthusiastic Barnfield students cooked up a record-breaking £30,000 for Keech Hospice Care at a gala gourmet dinner.

Men invited to step up to Midnight Walk task


St Elizabeth Hospice’s Midnight Walk has traditionally only been open to women but will be open to men for the first time.

Hospice charity Dorothy House keeps national volunteering kitemark

This is Bath

Dorothy House Hospice Care, which has more than 900 voluntary staff, is celebrating the fact that it has had its accreditation for the Investing in Volunteers award renewed.

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