Daily News Roundup – 7 February 2014

Categories: In The Media.

People who have been bereaved should not be isolated, says Joe Levenson

HR Review

Interview with Joe Levenson, from the National Council for Palliative Care (NCPC) and the Dying Matters Coalition.

Appeal launch marks newspaper’s 160th anniversary

Hold the Front Page

A regional daily is marking its 160th anniversary with a 24-page supplement and the launch of a special appeal for local hospice, Prospect Hospice.

Help raise £250,000 for East Devon’s new day hospice

The Exmouth Journal

The Exmouth Journal has joined forces with Hopiscare to help raise £250,000 to complete and run a new day hospice serving the communities of East Devon.

Family thank Manorlands hospice for ‘incredible’ care

Keighley News

The family of James Ludlam, who spent his final days in Manorlands Hospice, have paid tribute to the Oxenhope Sue Ryder hospice for the “incredible” care it provided.

Value of dementia specialist nurse role to be evaluated

Nursing Times

One of the UK’s largest not-for-profit care home providers has been awarded a grant of £50,000 to assess the benefits of its dementia specialist nurse service.

Robert Francis pleads with politicians over future of NHS

The Telegraph

Politicians must stop “throwing brickbats” over the NHS and have an honest debate about the future of the health service, the head of the public inquiry into the Mid-Staffs scandal, Robert Francis QC, has said on the anniversary of his report.

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