Daily News Roundup – 29 October 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Unique study explores patient experience of clinical trials

UK- Marie Curie blog

Dr Annmarie Nelson, deputy director of the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre, Cardiff, writes about their research into the experiences of patients taking part in studies, especially clinical trials of drugs.

Kemp Hospice to launch review into services

Kidderminster Shuttle

KEMP Hospice hopes to address concerns revealed as part of a national survey into the future of hospice care in its latest strategic review.

Daily launches £200,000 appeal to refurbish hospices

Hold the Front Page

A daily newspaper has launched a major new campaign, Hospice Heroes, to refurbish Trinity Hospice and Brian House in Blackpool by raising £200,000.

We are heading for a crisis in cancer care

The Guardian

Over one million people look after someone with cancer in the UK, but many are not given the support they deserve, writes Ciarán Devane, chief executive of Macmillan Cancer Support.

New Philanthropy Capital inquiry into the effects of ageing population on the sector

Third Sector

An inquiry into the effects of an ageing population on the voluntary sector has been launched by the think tank New Philanthropy Capital, in partnership with the International Longevity Centre UK, another think tank.

Government snubs civil society group on lobbying bill

Civil Society

The Commission on Civil Society and Democratic Engagement, chaired by Lord Harries of Pentregrath, has published its final report on the lobbying bill, which will be presented to peers in the House of Lords today.

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