Daily News Roundup – 3 May 2013

Categories: In The Media.

A day in the life of … the chair of the National Council for Palliative Care

The Guardian – healthcare professionals network

Mayur Lakhani has been a GP for 21 years and is always on the lookout for ways of improving quality in healthcare.

Cancer patients feel harassed by bosses, according to charity survey

The Independent

A rising number of cancer patients feel discriminated against when they return to work after treatment, according to Macmillan Cancer Support.

Queen’s speech to contain legislation on pensions, social care and benefits

The Guardian

In probably the most important and complex legislation, the Department of Health will bring in a cap on social care funding, as recommended by the Dilnot commission. 

Charity urges government to change gift aid for workplace giving

Civil Society

Breast Cancer Campaign has called for a change to gift aid legislation to allow employers to sign a single gift aid declaration form for all their staff, as it claims it is missing out on “hundreds of thousands of pounds” each year.

Film of the week: Duchess of Cambridge appeal for Children’s Hospice Week

Civil Society blog

The Duchess of Cambridge has chosen to support Children’s Hospice Week in her first ever filmed address.

Wales and Lions star, Adam Jones helps Newport’s St David’s Hospice Care

South Wales Argus

Wales and Lions prop forward Adam Jones took time off preparing for the Australia tour to give the shirt off his back to Newport’s St David’s Hospice Care.

Young people dress up as super heroes for East London hospice walk

East London Advertiser

Youngsters and staff of Richard House Children’s Hospice get dressed up like their favourite superheroes before the walk to to St Joseph’s Hospice in Hackney.

You’re not alone: How Ty Hafan hospice is there for all the family

Wales Online

The Vale of Glamorgan hospice team offers much-needed support to everyone, says grateful parents Matthew and Cat.

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