Daily News Roundup – 6 February 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Francis report published

The Guardian – live blog

The embargo on the report has been lifted. Denis Campbell reports.

Mid Staffordshire Trust enquiry: How the care scandal unfolded

The Telegraph

The long-awaited report of the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry is finally published today. This is how the scandal unfolded.

What impact will the Social Value Act have for charities and social enterprises?

Civil Society

The new Act will refocus attention on the public benefit purpose of commissioning public services, and that can only be good for the sector, says Julian Blake.

The Social Value Act has the power to transform spending on public services

The Guardian

This ambitious new act requires public authorities to take into account social and environmental value when they choose suppliers, rather than focusing solely on cost.

Hospice needs cash to save jobs of two staff

Ealing Gazette

Meadow House hospice is launching a fundraising campaign to save two members of staff from the axe.

Yorkshire Bank boost for East Lancs Hospice

Clitheroe Advertiser

Staff and customers at the Yorkshire Bank in Clitheroe supported East Lancashire Hospice over the festive season by buying cards and calendars featuring paintings of East Lancashire scenes by local artist John Chapman.

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