Daily News Roundup – 3 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice welcomes new chairwoman

Isle of Wight County Press

Sara Weech has been appointed Chair of Earl Mountbatten Hospice, as Peter Kingston steps down from the role.

New £660,000 annexe at Haven House Children’s Hospice set to be unveiled

Wanstead & Woodford Guardian

A new £660,000, two-storey annexe at Haven House is due to be opened this week.

First look inside Nuneaton hospice extension

Nuneaton News

The Mary Ann Evans Hospice has unveiled its new bereavement centre aka The Warren.

Innovative John Taylor Hospice in finals for national technology award

Sutton Coldfield Local

John Taylor Hospice is a finalists in the E-Health Insider Awards 2014 for its innovative use of mobile ‘tough-books’ which allow staff to access the hospice network and internet from people’s homes.

Ashya King’s story – is justice being served?

ehospice International children’s edition

ICPCN’s Chief Executive, Joan Marston, responds to the story of Ashya King, a young boy with a brain tumour, and the arrest and detention of his parents by Spanish police.

Dame Barbara Monroe: drive to deliver better care to everyone

Marie Curie blog

Short interview with Dame Barbara Monroe DBE, who recently joined Marie Curie’s Council of Trustees.

Elderly spend weeks too long in hospitals due to lack of housing, Age UK warns

The Independent

Vulnerable elderly patients are waiting weeks in hospital, costing the NHS millions of pounds, because of a lack of suitable housing, say Age UK.

Charities failing to report serious incidents, Charity Commission warns

Civil Society

Charities are failing to meet their legal requirements to report serious incidents such as fraud, theft and failure to protect vulnerable beneficiaries, the Charity Commission has warned.

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