Daily News Roundup – 6 September 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Education in spiritual care


Rev Dr Andrew Goodhead, spiritual care lead at St Christopher’s Hospice and member of the EAPC Spiritual Care in Palliative Care Task Force, explains how the task force is working to ensure that spirituality and spiritual care remain at the front of people’s minds and at the heart of palliative care provision.

Coronation Street explores right to die

BBC News

Coronation Street is to explore the issue of the ‘right to die’ when terminally ill Hayley Cropper decides she wants to take control of her death.

Lung diseases kill one in 10 Europeans, with greatest risk in Britain

The Independent

Conditions including lung cancer, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pneumonia and tuberculosis will account for one in every five deaths worldwide by 2030, the World Health Organisation estimates.

Nurses and midwives set to face three-yearly checks

BBC News

Nurses and midwives in the UK look set to face three-yearly checks from the end of 2015 under proposals being put forward by the Nursing and Midwifery Council.

Ministers make U-turn over ‘gagging’ anti-lobbying laws after public outcry

The Guardian

Liberal Democrat sources said the government will retreat on some parts of the lobbying bill as early as next week, after charities raised serious concerns that it would have a “chilling effect” on their ability to campaign.

Fines for late filing but no change to trustee payment

Civil Society

The government has committed to look into the possibility of a system of fines for charities that file their accounts late.

Government says it will review fundraising self-regulation in 2017

Third Sector

The government will review the self-regulation of fundraisers in 2017, it has said in response to reports from the Public Administration Select Committee and Lord Hodgson.

Dot NGO domain set for 2014 launch

Civil Society

The Public Interest Registry, which already manages the .org suffix, applied for .ngo when the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names Numbers launched its generic top-level domain name programme last year. 

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