Daily News Roundup – 8 November 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Hospices welcome call for more ‘at home’ help

Hemil Today

The Hospice of St Francis and Rennie Grove Hospice Care have agreed with Macmillan Cancer Support that more needs to be done to help people die at home, if that is where they wish to spend their final days.

St Peter’s Hospice: The man whose work makes a difference to so many people

The Bristol Post

As estates manager, Ian Trigg ensures the smooth running of St Peter’s Hospice.

Campaigners launch bid for 10-bed hospice beside James Paget Hospital

Norwich Evening News 24

Due to a dispute between two charities, East Coast Hospice and Palliative Care East, over where a new hospice should be built, two hospices may be build in the region.

Norfolk Hospice assures donors money will be spent on patients


Donors to a new hospice being built to meet Norfolk’s growing need for end of life care have been assured that money will be spent on patients as a priority as organisers try to raise the final £600,000 needed to pay for kitting out new building.

DH reviews dementia prevalence estimates after study suggests drop in cases


The government is reviewing new evidence that suggests the true prevalence of dementia in the UK may be much lower than previously thought.

How should the chosen integration pioneers deliver better care?

The Guardian – healthcare professionals network

The 14 integrated care pioneers should accelerate learning and good practice on health and social care integration.

‘Charities need to do more to track governance performance’

The Guardian – voluntary sector network

In light of new research, the chief executive of Trustee’s Unlimited explains the importance of investing in new trustees.

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