Daily News Roundup – 8 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Inquiry into policy that ‘kills off’ patients

The Independent

A clinical study of the Liverpool Care Pathway is to be carried in Belgium, involving 600 patient at nine hospitals.

Hospital care pathway won’t be banned… but it could get a new name

Daily Mail

The inquiry into the Liverpool Care Pathway is due to be published later this month. It is likely that hospitals will be given the green light to continue using the pathway under a new set of rules and guidelines.

After a year of construction work Kirkwood Hospice just days away from revealing £3m revamp

The Huddersfield Daily Examiner

Kirkwood Hospice is on the cusp of welcoming back its nurses and patients when it re-opens on 24 July.

Elderly patients to be assigned named clinician

BBC News

Elderly people in England are to have a named clinician responsible for their care when they leave hospital, the health secretary has said.

NHS will face £30bn funding gap by 2020, official warns

The Guardian

NHS England information director reveals the NHS is facing a £30 billion hole in its budget, and Lib Dem peer suggests charging people to see GPs.

Fundraisers ‘should measure long-term impact of campaigns on donors’

Third Sector

The consultant Roger Lawson tells the Institute of Fundraising’s national convention that charities should focus on cost per acquisition and lifetime value

How charities and social enterprises can get the most out of social media

The Guardian

A recent workshop, put together by Social Misfits Media and called ‘online tools for offline targets’, brought key figures together to discuss social media.

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