Daily News Roundup – 30 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Hospices should give volunteers a greater role

The Scotsman

Supporters could be doing even more to assist, says Ros Scott, director of organisational development at Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS).

East Coast Hospice buys land to build a £4m end of life hospice in Gorleston

EDP 24

Almost five years after East Coast Hospice unveiled plans for what will be the only independent hospice in the Great Yarmouth area, it has bought the land it will build on.

New group to help hospice services

Thurrock Gazette

St Luke’s Hospice (Essex) has launched a hospice user group, so that residents and families can have a say in how future care services are provided and developed.

Select committee asks more charities to submit their views on lobbying bill

Third Sector

The select committee looking into the government’s proposed new lobbying bill has called on more charities to submit their concerns.

Can you give more?

Third Force News

Scottish people are being challenged to give more money, time and energy to good causes in September.

NHS Choices use of friends and family scores ‘misleading’, say trusts

Health Service Journal

NHS Choices has been accused of “misleading” and “confusing” patients in its presentation of the results of the friends and family test.

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