Daily News Roundup – 9 June 2014

Categories: In The Media.

“I’m not just a fundraiser”

Institute of Fundraising  Blog

Guest blogger, Ian MacQuillin, writes: “The first time a fundraiser told me he was ‘not just a fundraiser’, I thought he was joking. Honestly, I thought it was irony.”

Dementia – Caring in our communities

The Local

I believe that as a society we can make a difference to people living with dementia, and their families.

NHS ‘failing disabled and seriously ill teenagers’ transferred to adult services

The Guardian

Care Quality Commission report criticises doctors and hospitals for leaving vulnerable young people confused and stressed.

Fine print of care rules could ‘screen out’ frail elderly and disabled, charities warn

The Telegraph

Dementia sufferers and disabled people could be “screened out” of the care system by a loophole in the fine print of new rules to decide whether people are frail enough to qualify, charities have warned.

Routes from cancer diagnosis – new research published

Nursing Times

Macmillan’s Routes from Diagnosis report reveals big variation in survival outcomes, morbidity and cost between patient groups for breast, prostate, lung and brain cancers in England.

Cancer in the UK 2014: state-of-the-nation report

Nursing Times

Macmillan has published the first ever state-of-the-nation report, Cancer in the UK 2014.

Jeffrey Archer: ‘You become a baby again’ after battling cancer

The Telegraph

Veteran author Jeffrey Archer has given a frank account of his battle with cancer, including the painful aftermath of the surgery that eradicated his disease.

End-of-life unit launched to care for dying prisoners

The Northern Echo

Dying prisoners can now spend their last days in a hospice-style end of life suite at a North-East prison where there has been an increase in elderly inmates convicted of historic crimes.

St Barnabas Hospice onesie walk raises thousands of pounds

Lincolnshire Echo

Records were set and thousands of pounds were raised for good causes last night as onesie-clad residents lit up the streets of Lincoln for St Barnabas Lincolnshire Hospice.

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