The Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman has met with the GMC and the CQC to discuss a central complaints ‘hub’ as their research found patients did not know where to go to complain about NHS services.
Fears about standards care for terminally ill people in the NHS are fuelling support for the legalisation of assisted suicide, a study suggests.
The Chartered Institute of Marketing has set up a group specifically for charity professionals, but insists that it is no threat to the Institute of Fundraising.
Income is static and spending has dropped, according to the UK Civil Society Almanac 2013 from the National Council for Voluntary Organisations’.
Barking and Dagenham Post
Tributes have been paid to one of the founders of Saint Francis Hospice following her death at the age of 94.
Several months ago Health Minister Edwin Poots pledged £2m from his department to place the Northern Ireland Hospice appeal on a sure footing. Some five months later, this money has not come through, and the hospice is still waiting for help.
Manchester Evening News
St Ann’s Hospice, Manchester, is looking for a high-profile figure to take it through one of the most challenging periods in its history.