Daily News Roundup – 5 December 2012

Categories: In The Media.

NHS hospitals and other providers will have to admit mistakes: minister

The Telegraph

Patients will be told when medical mistakes and blunders put them at risk, under new rules to be introduced to the NHS for the first time it has been announced.

Nurses not only ones ‘at fault’ over patient experience

Nursing Times

Nurses should not be held solely responsible for patient experience, one of the country’s most senior nursing figures has warned as ministers press ahead with new plans to rank hospital care.

Chilling facts for the chancellor

The Guardian: Letters

Charities (including Help the Hospices) call for government to ensure social care budgets are protected.

Autumn statement: George Osborne to announce cuts to fund £5bn spending

The Guardian 

Departments have been asked to find £1bn more in cuts next year, rising to £2.5bn, to invest in schools, transport and science.

Ann Clwyd says husband ‘died like a battery hen’ in NHS

The Huffington Post UK

A senior Labour MP has described how her husband died like a “battery hen” in hospital, telling The Guardian she feared “a normalisation of cruelty” was now epidemic among NHS nurses.

Many pupils with cancer bullied, charity says

BBC News

Primary school children with cancer are being bullied, losing friends and missing out on their education, a survey by a cancer charity suggests.

Long-serving Trinity Hospice nurse retires after 27 years of service

Wandsworth Guardian

A Trinity Hospice palliative care nurse has retired after spending 27 years tending to terminally-ill patients’ needs. 

Princess Alice Hospice: Our team

Third Sector

Behind the scenes of Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, Surrey with Nigel Seymour, the director of fundraising and communications.

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