Daily News Roundup – 4 March 2013

Categories: In The Media.

NHS ‘privatisation’ reform ‘could place people in danger’

BBC News

Prof Stephenson, chairman of the Academy of Royal Medical Colleges has said the NHS risks becoming less joined up, if more private firms are brought in.

Leading doctor’s fears about Liverpool Care Pathway

The Telegraph

One of Britain’s leading neurologists has revealed his fears about the use of the Liverpool Care Pathway as he disclosed how one of his patients survived for 14 months after being taken off it.

US doctors cure child born with HIV

The Guardian

Mississippi doctors make medical history made with first ‘functional cure’ of unnamed two-year-old born with the virus who now needs no medication

Mobile phone service that donates to charity launches

Civil Society

A mobile phone service that will donate 10% of customers’ mobile phone bills to their nominated charity launched this week with the aim of raising £15 million in the next five years.

Video: 5,500 people make a song and dance for Foyle Hospice and new world record

Belfast Telegraph

Almost 5,500 helped to smash the record for the biggest song and dance routine by performing a number from the hit musical Annie. The event was aimed at raising thousands of pounds for the Foyle Hospice.

Boxer champ Nathan Cleverly ‘thrilled’ to open Barry hospice shop

Barry And District News

World light-heavyweight champion Nathan Cleverly gave customers a ringside view when he and Ty Hafan user Tyler Lane and his family declared the Sully-based family hospice charity’s latest store open. 

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