Daily News Roundup – 9 September 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Mid Staffs whistleblower backs new NMC guidance on raising concern

Nursing Times

The nursing regulator, NMC, is set to unveil updated guidance on raising concerns about patient safety, stating that doing so is an “unequivocal professional duty” of being a registered nurse or midwife.

Over 18,000 cancer records ‘missing’ from UK hospitals

Digital Journal

Around 18,000 cancer patients have their medical files lost every year in hospitals. This impacts on the treatment and quality of care, according to leading cancer charity, Macmillan Cancer Support. The findings come from a poll conducted by YouGov.

Lobbying bill U-turn after charities’ campaign – but unions still concerned

The Guardian

The government has announced a U-turn on controversial lobbying legislation before parliament after a campaign by charity executives who believed the bill would hit their ability to campaign.

Charities should behave more like MapMyRun

Civil Society

It’s time for some ‘surprise and delight’ in charity communications, says Celina Ribeiro.

New study reveals the scale of continence problems among people with dementia

Health Canal 

People suffering with dementia are much more likely to acquire incontinence than those without dementia, the largest study of its kind has found. The research was published in the journal PLOS Medicine.

New Ebbw Vale hospice moves one step closer

South Wales Argus

A new Valleys hospice is one step closer to being built after councillors at Blaenau Gwent agreed the planning conditions.

Spiritual and therapeutic area for Princess Alice Hospice

Your Local Guardian

A new spiritual and therapeutic labyrinth which will help with reflection and relaxation will be launched at Princess Alice Hospice.

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