Daily News Roundup – 4 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Thames Hospicecare rebrands to Thames Hospice

Third Sector

Thames Hospice has begun using a new visual identity for all signage and promotional items, launched a fundraising magazine called In Touch and adopted a new tagline, “expert care, everyday kindness”.

Actress Amanda Waring becomes patron for Lewis Manning Hospice

Blackmore Vale Magazine

West End star Amanda Waring has become a patron of Poole-based Lewis-Manning Hospice.

Celebrity gardener Christine Walkden unveils hospice memory tree

Herts & Essex Observer

Celebrity gardener Christine Walkden has unveiled a Memory Tree at Hastingwood’s St Clare Hospice.

Cancer ‘tidal wave’ on horizon, warns WHO

BBC News

The globe is facing a “tidal wave” of cancer, and restrictions on alcohol and sugar need to be considered, say World Health Organization scientists.

I haven’t just survived cancer three times – I have thrived

The Guardian

To mark World Cancer Day, fitness expert Jonathan Acott explains how he has challenged the ‘rest is best’ theory by running marathons and climbing Mount Kilimanjaro

Councils in England ‘pay too little for home care’

BBC News

Most councils in England are paying less than the industry recommended minimum for personal home care, a BBC investigation suggests.

Free social impact measurement tool launched

Civil Society

The Social Investment Business and Good Analyst have launched a free online tool to help charities better demonstrate their social impact and attract more investment.

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