Daily News Roundup – 7 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Berwick dashes hopes on minimum staffing levels

Health Service Journal

The Berwick review into patient safety has stopped short of recommending a minimum safe staffing level for NHS hospital wards.

Expert guide to direct payments, personal budgets and individual budgets

Community Care

Direct payments and personal budgets are a central part of the personalisation agenda to give service users choice and control over their care and support.

Charities could transform Britain’s high streets

The Guardian

Charities need to start acting more like charities and less like retailers if they’re going to help transform the high street.

Becoming a carer shouldn’t mean the end of your career

The Guardian

Jackie Ashley’s reflections on caring for her husband Andrew Marr have highlighted a critical social issue.

Sweet smell of success as perfumier helps hospice

The Star

Perfumier Alison Zwaard is running £55 fine fragrance workshops with afternoon tea from her Nether Edge studio – with 15% going directly to St Luke’s Hospice in Sheffield.

Rod Stewart and wife Penny Lancaster donate to Epping charity shop


Rock royalty Rod Stewart and his model wife Penny Lancaster donated items to the new Haven House Children’s Hospice shop, which will open next week.

Marie Curie Tour de France link up

Driffield Times & Post

As the sun sets on this year’s Tour de France, leading end of life care charity Marie Curie has been announced as the official charity partner for the Tour de France Grand Départ 2014 in the UK.

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