Daily News Roundup – 9 January 2013

Categories: In The Media.

End of life care: ‘Shortfall in NHS services’

BBC News

There is a shortage of specialist end of life care in England, causing unnecessary suffering, experts say.

Health watchdog has ‘long way to go’ to gain public confidence

The Guardian

The troubled health and social care watchdog for England, the Care Quality Commission, will never command public confidence unless it develops a clearer idea of its core purpose, MPs have warned.

£907 million funding gap for adult social care in London 2018

The Guardian – social care network

The funding gap for providing adult social care in London could be as much as £907 million within five years, according to a new report.

St Catherine’s Hospice teaches skills to care home workers

Lancashire Evening Post

A Lancashire hospice is spreading its expert knowledge about end of life care further into the community through a training partnership with care homes.

Little Havens Children’s Hospice hosts special party for siblings


Children with relatives who are extremely ill or have lost a loved one were given a chance to have some fun and forget about their worries.

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