Daily News Roundup – 4 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

‘Death pathway’ label does little to help the dying

The Conversation

LCP care pathway debate should focus on better care for the dying, says Cara Bailey, lecturer in nursing at University of Birmingham.

Charity shops at risk

Wales Online – letters

Emma Saysell, Chair of Hospices Cymru, writes about proposals being considered by the Welsh Government to reduce business rate relief for charity shops from 80% to 50% by 2022.

Hospice children need our help as they grow up

The Scotsman

Children with life-shortening conditions need extra help to make the move to adulthood, say Maria McGill, chief executive at Children’s Hospice Association Scotland (CHAS).

An elephant never forgets – hospice welcomes child bereavement campaign

Luton Today

Now a new campaign launched by Child Bereavement UK will encourage schools to use elephants as an example to help children understand bereavement – Keech Hospice Care has welcomed the initiative.

Doctors to monitor NHS patients via video link

The Telegraph

Critically ill NHS patients are to be monitored via video link by doctors in a central control room for the first time in Britain as part of a new scheme aimed to improve out-of-hours care.

Hospital bosses face prosecution over care failings

The Independent

Hospital and care home managers who allow neglect and abuse to take place on their watch could face criminal prosecution and unlimited fines under new government plans.

Charges for filing accounts ‘unlikely’ says Commission

Civil Society

Joint filing of accounts to the Charity Commission and Companies House is a “much more likely outcome” than charging charities fees to file their accounts with the Commission.

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