Daily News Roundup – 5 June 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Terminally ill in call for discussions

Herald Scotland

More than three-quarters of terminally ill patients want to talk about where they are going to die, new research has revealed.

Doctors call for global consensus on diagnosis of death

BBC News

There needs to be international agreement on when and how death is diagnosed, two leading doctors suggest.

How cancer patients have been hit by welfare reforms

The Guardian

A cancer diagnosis may lead to a drop in income and reliance on complex benefits system that is being cut back.

New agreement on fundraising regulation

Third Force News

The Fundraising Standards Board and the Public Fundraising Regulatory Association have signed a new memorandum of understanding.

New website will match accountants with charities that want volunteers

Third Sector

A free service to connect accountants who want to volunteer with charities that need help from financial experts has been launched.

What role does the hospice play in the local community?

Marie Curie Cancer Care blog

Murray Easton, hospice fundraising manager, writes about the role the Marie Curie Hospice, Glasgow, plays in its local community.

Hospice chief Kate’s personal battle to help dementia sufferers 

Evening Times

Kate Lennon, chief executive at St Vincent’s Hospice, has spent her whole career caring for people in the last days of their lives — but the hardest thing she has ever faced is caring for her own dad, who has dementia.

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