Daily News Roundup – 9 September 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Patients ‘getting better care’ through new online medical records systems

The Westmorland Gazette

A new secure online system allows nursing teams providing hospice care across Cumbria to link into the NHS records system.

St Clare Hospice launches instant win lottery scratch card with £1,000 top prize

Harlow Star

A lottery scratch card giving players a one-in-five chance of winning an instant prize of £1,000 has been launched by St Clare Hospice.

Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People: A place of laughter, tears and freedom

Derby Telegraph 

This year Rainbows Hospice for Children and Young People in Loughborough is celebrating it’s 20th anniversary.

Community nurses under pressure over end of life chats

Nursing Times

Community nurses may be being put under pressure to probe frail and elderly patients on their end of life wishes without the right support and training, say palliative care experts.

Labour outline plans to give carers two weeks leave in emergency circumstances


Under proposals to be unveiled by Labour MP Liz Kendall, people in work who look after loved ones would be entitled to up to two weeks off for emergencies.

NCVO to launch new lottery as vehicle to help charities fundraise

Third Sector (subscription needed)

The National Council for Voluntary Organisations, the Sports and Recreation Alliance and lottery firm Capen are developing the game in which players choose the charity that benefits from their ticket purchase.

CharityComms launches new drive to improve public understanding of charity

Civil Society

CharityComms is establishing a working group to look at how charities can be more proactive in explaining how they work and respond to criticism, in a bid to maintain public trust and confidence in the sector.

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