Daily News Roundup – 7 January 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Profile: ‘End of life care training in care homes should be mandatory’, says end of life care expert


Interview with Professor Keri Thomas, national clinical lead for the National GSF Centre.

Worcester Warriors rugby star Jake Abbott has special reason to help Acorns hospice

Worcester News

Rugby star Jake Abbott says he will try his best to help out a children’s hospice having been named its player ambassador.

Hospice’s new gifts idea

IOM Today

Hospice Isle of Man has launched a fundraising initiative with a difference. New ‘gifts of care vouchers’ are for specific activities undertaken by patients in the hospice, so that a donor will know exactly what his or her money is going towards.

St Luke’s hospice opening the door to community involvement

Plymouth Herald

St Luke’s Hospice is inviting the community to become more involved with the the day to day life of the centre.

St Oswald’s Hospice project celebrating life set to be extended

The Journal

A pilot scheme designed to help hospice day patients explore their feelings and develop new skills and interests could be extended after proving a great success.

Chief inspector ‘full of admiration’ for hospital staff


The chief inspector of hospitals has said that his first round of inspections in NHS hospitals has turned up ‘a huge amount of very good care’.

The future of the voluntary sector: the United Way case study

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

Can a movement, which is funded by private sector giving and using employees as volunteers, heal the sector’s wounds?

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