Daily News Roundup – 5 November 2014

Categories: In The Media.

‘More needs to be done to care for the dying’

Tring Today

Berkhamsted’s Hospice of St Francis and Watford’s Peace Hospice say end of life care should be available regardless of whether people die at home, in hospital or in a hospice.

Royal visit at new in patient centre at St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield

The Star

Prince Richard, The Duke of Gloucester, toured the new extended and refurbished £5.5 million inpatient centre at St Luke’s Hospice.

Hospice educator meets Prime Minister

Leigh Journal

Monica McCahery, associate palliative care educator at Wigan and Leigh Hospice, met David Cameron when she was invited to a reception at 10 Downing Street.

Why I became a Marie Curie Helper volunteer

Marie Curie blog

Kim Martin, a Marie Curie Helper volunteer, explains how she got involved in volunteering with the charity.

DCMS will hold call for evidence on society lotteries

Civil Society

The Department for Culture Media and Sport is to look at the role of society lotteries and consider whether to increase or decrease the regulations they face.

Fundraisers will have to ‘adapt and innovate’ to attract rich retirees

Civil Society

Older donors will become more demanding and discriminating and fundraisers will have to work harder to gain their donations, a new report by the Commission on the Voluntary Sector & Ageing predicts.

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