Daily News Roundup – 8 January 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Government signals social care costs cap in coalition review

Community Care

David Cameron and Nick Clegg promise to unveil proposals to provide more help for people with long-term care costs in coming weeks, but charities slam lack of detail.

NHS reforms will fail unless GPs get behind them

The Guardian: healthcare network

The Patient from Hell urges GPs to get involved in implementing the reforms as he considers what 2013 holds for healthcare.

Analysis: The year ahead – ‘It’s another rocky year for charities’

Third Sector

From fundraising to management, six voluntary sector experts give their predictions for the coming 12 months.

Video: Elderly are being ‘betrayed’ over care, says leading doctor

The Telegraph

The elderly are victims of an ‘abominable betrayal’ as the generation who set up the welfare state are now being told there is no money to look after them, Prof John Ashton has said.

Forget Me Not Hospice launches ‘One Good Thing’ campaign

The Huddersfield Examiner

People are urged to do “one good thing” this year to help the charity, which supports children with life-limiting conditions and their families.

Plans over end of life care discussed

Bromsgrove Advertiser

Experts from the NHS and hospices in Worcestershire have discussed the best ways to care for people towards the end of their lives. 

Also see our ehospice article on the discussion.

Garden room will be a place of peace and quiet

This is Bristol

St Peter’s Hospice is looking to expand to create a therapy room in the grounds of its Brentry hospice.

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