Daily News Roundup – 3 April 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Five ways the NHS is changing

BBC News

Health correspondent Nick Triggle outlines the effects of the government’s reforms of the NHS in England.

Dementia patients ‘need relationships’

The Independent

People with dementia should be involved in decisions about their care and must be helped to maintain relationships and to participate in their communities, according to new guidance from NICE.

Where’s the charity sector’s voice?

Civil Society blog

With the Welfare Reform Act 2012 coming into force, charities face increased pressure on their services from the most vulnerable in society, but do they have a co-ordinated voice to speak up for them, asks Vibeka Mair.

Advice for charities that want to capitalise on major donor fundraising

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

A strong vision, mission and strategy are essential for success when fundraising from major donors.

Half of volunteers have negative opinions on big society, research indicates

Third Sector

The initial findings from a Third Sector Research Centre report suggest there is a lack of understanding about the concept, says Rose Lindsey, one of the authors.

Nurse awarded for work with children with epilepsy

East London and West Essex Guardian

Christine Twomey, from Haven House Children’s Hospice, has received The Young Epilepsy Professional Champion Award.

Cumbrian hospice team centre gets go-ahead

Times & Star

Plans for a £500,000 centre for Hospice at Home West Cumbria in Workington have been given the green light.

Romford Pictures: Celebs, MPs and supporters attend St Francis Hospice ‘thank you’ event

Romford Recorder

Staff, charity officials and local politicians gathered in the Speaker’s official apartments in Westminster to celebrate the work of the Havering-atte-Bower hospice.

Hospice in line for £500k funds boost from council

Belfast Telegraph

The Northern Ireland Hospice will receive a £500,000 boost to its plans to rebuild the facility – if Belfast City councillors back a motion tonight.

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