Daily News Roundup – 30 April 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Aylesford hospice says decision that injured chief executive Kate Bosley won’t come back is with regret

Kent Online

The chief executive of the Heart of Kent Hospice, who suffered serious injuries in a cycling accident more than a year ago, will not be returning to her post, it has been confirmed.

Woman raises over £600 getting 100 strangers’ names tattooed on her arm


Jess Griffiths had 101 names inked on her arm to raise money for Ty Olwen Hospice in Swansea.

Musical fun for children at Richard House hospice

Newham Recorder

Children at the Beckton hospice have helped to record a song about their experiences.

Charities sever ties with Max Clifford after guilty verdict

Civil Society

Shooting Star Chase and the Woking and Sam Beare Hospices have said that Max Clifford will no longer be acting as a patron for them after a jury found him guilty of eight charges of indecent assault.

End of life care: ‘I promised he could die at home’

BBC News

Partners of terminally ill patients have spoken of their experiences managing the end of life care for their loved ones.

Staff sacking and suspensions over poor elderly care

BBC News

One staff member has been sacked and seven suspended from one of England’s largest care homes after an undercover probe by BBC Panorama found poor care.

Cost of free personal care up by 162% in a decade

BBC News

The cost of providing free personal care to elderly people in their homes has increased by 162% in the last decade.

HMRC could introduce clearer Gift Aid declaration by year’s end

Third Sector

HM Revenue & Customs could publish an “easier, more foolproof” model Gift Aid declaration by the end of the year, a senior official has said.

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