Daily News Roundup – 8 August 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Dementia-friendly communities can improve care and save money

The Guardian

Bringing together every part of a community can boost quality of life for people coping with dementia.

Free content aims to support nutritional practice

Nursing Times

Nursing Times is giving free access to their online archive and learning to support nurses in nutrition and hydration practice.

Managers ‘will escape prosecution’ under Berwick’s law

Third Sector

Members of the Berwick review group have played down the impact of its proposed new criminal offence of neglect or wilful misconduct, following doubt from lawyers on whether it could lead to the successful prosecutions of managers or organisations.

Mother aims to set up cancer hospice in memory of daughter

Crawley and Horley Observer

The first big fundraiser for a charity set up in memory of an 18-year-old girl who died from cancer has raised more than £3,000.

New children’s hospice to open in Radcliffe

Bury Times

Poorly children will not have as far to travel for care after plans for a children’s hospice were given the go ahead in Radcliffe.

More personalised end of life care on its way says NHS Halton

Runcorn & Widnes Weekly News

NHS Halton Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has announced it is backing a call to change the way patients are treated during their final weeks and hours.

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