Daily News Roundup – 30 October 2012

Categories: In The Media.

Hospice care and the Liverpool Care Pathway

Help the Hospices

Following the recent media coverage about the use of the Liverpool Care Pathway (LCP), Help the Hospices has released a statement clarifying the role of the LCP within hospice care and calling for more training for professionals who use the tool in other settings. Also see our ehospice story on various responses to the LCP media coverage.

Viewpoints: Caring for the elderly

BBC News

Five opinions on the proposed changes to the way elderly care is funded.

Integration: not just a Department of Health buzzword

The Guardian – healthcare network

Opinion piece about patients receiving joined-up care from both the NHS and social services, working co-operatively.

‘Wenlock’ gift for hospice is an Olympic-sized treat!

Malvern Gazette

An iconic Olympic statue was unveiled in the grounds of Acorns Children’s Hospice this week thanks to the generosity of an anonymous local businessman.

Care for carers at Ardgowan Hospice

Invercylde Now

A new five-week programme catering for the needs of carers is being launched by Ardgowan Hospice.

They’re patients, not prisoners

Isle of Wight County Press

As one of the few prisons in the country with its own hospital, HMP IW is leading the way in providing good quality healthcare.

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