Daily News Roundup – 5 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

New end of life care report shows no room for complacency

Huffington Post blog

Imelda Redmond, director of policy and public affairs at Marie Curie Cancer Care, writes about Public Health England’s ‘What we know now’ report any how there still much to be done to improve the lives of those with a terminal illness, and their families.

Hospice plans extension for children’s services

Isle of Wight radio

The Earl Mountbatten Hospice is looking to expand its Newport site, by asking to become a “special purchaser” of a nearby building, which could be used to provide children’s palliative care in the future.

Business Profile: Forget Me Not Children’s Hospice’s Peter Branson

Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Profile of CEO Peter Branson, who was brought up in Kenya and worked as an investment banker before joining the hospice.

Parenting a child with a terminal illness


Ireland’s only hospice for sick and dying children offers support for the whole family, says Edel Coffey.

NHS could be facing its ‘worst winter yet’

The Telegraph

A doctor has warned that A&E departments could be under pressure this winter because of overcrowding and an urgent need to address staffing shortages.

How to get ahead … as a charity trustee

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Project management, team building and how to motivate others are among the new skills charity trustees can gain.

Peers seek to delay lobbying bill for three months

The Guardian

An attempt is to be made to delay the lobbying bill for three months in the Lords by putting its controversial plans for limiting the campaigning activities of charities into a special committee for detailed consideration.

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