Daily News Roundup – 30 May 2013

Categories: In The Media.

GPs avoiding Liverpool Care Pathway ‘due to adverse publicity’, says RCGP


Negative publicity surrounding the Liverpool Care Pathway is causing some GPs to avoid using it, the Royal College of General Practitioners has told a government review into the pathway.

‘Virtual wards’ urged as answer to strain on NHS

The Guardian

The NHS is being urged to relieve the pressure on hard-pressed hospitals by treating thousands of patients in ‘virtual wards’ – at home, with regular visits from health staff replacing long stays on wards.

How charities can forecast effectively

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Unpredictable income streams have highlighted the need among charities for realistic and effective financial forecasting.

Businesses will demand more from charity partnerships in future, says report

Third Sector

Corporate partnerships will become increasingly commercialised over the next decade, with charities under pressure to boost the profits of businesses, according to a report by the Charities Trust.

Fair Havens Hospice fears closure


Fair Havens Hospice may face closure after an independent report found it was unfit for purpose.

Dorothy House Hospice thanks volunteers for their hard work

Wiltshire Times

Dorothy House Hospice is using National Volunteer Week to say a big thank you the hundreds of volunteers that tirelessly serve the hospice on a daily basis.

Widow’s vow to help hospice

Oldham Chronicle

A widow has praised Dr Kershaw’s staff for organising a beautiful wedding at the hospice just 10 days before her beloved bridegroom died.

Hospice facing ‘decline in real terms’ in NHS funding

Welwyn Hatford Times 24

Bosses at the Isabel Hospice are facing up to a “real terms decline” in funding – which means they need to raise even more this year than in previous years.

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