Daily News Roundup – 3 December 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice innovators honoured at Help the Hospices and NGS Awards

Help the Hospices

Hospices have been recognised for their innovative work within their communities at the second annual Help the Hospices and NGS Awards. 

Volunteers are vital to the future of hospice care

Help the Hospices

Civil Society Minister Nick Hurd MP addressed the hospice sector at the Help the Hospices annual conference in Manchester and praised the work of the sector’s volunteers.

Full hospitals creating potential danger, analysis says

BBC News

Hospitals are “full to bursting” in England, creating a potentially dangerous environment for patients, an analysis by experts suggests.

Developing a clearer strategy for the CQC

The Guardian – social care network

Article stating that now is the time for everyone involved in health and social care to offer their opinions on how the CQC should work.

World Aids Day: David Cameron calls for greater awareness

BBC News

There is still too much ignorance about HIV and Aids, David Cameron has said, as figures suggest 25,000 people in the UK have the virus but do not know.

Santa’s got a new sleigh! Hundreds of Father Christmases take part in charity motorbike ride for children’s hospice

Daily Mail

Hundreds of motorcyclists dressed up in festive fancy-dress took part in a charity drive for Children’s Hospices South West.

Presenter Katie Derham named patron of St Peter and St James Hospice in Chailey

Surrey Express

Katie Derham, the newscaster and BBC TV and Radio presenter, has agreed to become a patron of St Peter and St James Hospice.

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