Daily News Roundup – 4 January 2013

Categories: In The Media.

A day in the life of … a hospice social worker

The Guardian – social care network 

Jason Davidson describes a typical day as a senior social worker for St Joseph’s Hospice in east London.

Cameron: Long way to go on NHS care

BBC News 

David Cameron says there is still a “long way to go” to raise standards of care in the NHS in England. 

Dementia patients putting strain on nurses, Cameron says

The Telegraph 

Rising numbers of dementia patients are putting pressure on NHS nurses, with one in four hospital beds now occupied by people suffering from the condition, the Prime Minister has said.

Tony Nicklinson’s widow to continue right-to-die fight

BBC News

The family of a man who lost a legal battle for the right-to-die has won permission to continue his campaign and appeal against the High Court ruling.

Resolve to volunteer for hospice care

Dunstable Today 

Keech Hospice Care is calling for people with time to help across a range of activities.

Application submitted to expand St Andrew’s Hospice

This is Grimsby

An application to expand St Andrew’s Hospice has been submitted to North East Lincolnshire Council. The hospice has revealed plans to increase the number of bedrooms in the adult’s department from eight to 12.

Everest awaits hospice supporters

Herts and Essex Observer 

The Isabel Hospice is appealing for intrepid adventurers to take on the challenge of a lifetime by trekking to Everest base camp.

Bishop of Lynn ‘rocks the 60s’ with charity hospice CD

BBC News Norfolk

The Bishop of Lynn hopes his love of 1960s rock music will help raise money for Tapping House Hospice and St Nicholas Chapel when he releases a CD later this year.

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