One year on since publication of the Francis report on 6 February 2013, Sue Ryder’s Head of Clinical Quality and nurse lead, Sue Hogston, explains why communication and a relentless pursuit of clinical leadership is critical to ensure individuals and their families get the care they both need and want.
Today, Thursday 30 January, Sue Ryder can announce that Morrisons colleagues have voted for Sue Ryder to be the retailer’s charity partner. The new partnership will raise money and awareness to help provide care for people with incurable illness.
Despite 60% of people cared for at Sue Ryder hospices returning home, many people remain unaware that hospices are not just places to die but offer a wide range of treatment and support.
Recent research by Sue Ryder revealed stereotypes and misperceptions about hospices are barriers to people being able to make informed choices about the end of life care setting that is best for them.
Throughout December 2013, the Daily Mail ran a Christmas appeal for Sue Ryder and asked its readers to support the charity's hospice care by donating money. The appeal featured stories of families that have been supported by Sue Ryder's hospices across the country, and raised a fantastic £108,100.
As the Care Bill goes through its second reading in Parliament (16 December 2013), Sue Ryder’s Head of Policy and Campaigns, Preth Rao, explains why government must ensure local authorities should be doing more to understand the needs of their local population.
Leading Stockport law firm Gorvins is advising businesses to invest in an adverse weather policy ahead of the anticipated cold snap taking hold of the North West.
Sue Ryder reveals that a staggering 1 in 10 people, over six million people, will be spending this Christmas day alone.
The new survey reveals that most people (around 8 in 10) will be spending Christmas Day with family but surprisingly more people will be on their own rather than spending it with friends or even working.
The new survey taken on behalf of Sue Ryder by nfpSynergy’s Charity Awareness Monitor went on to show that although 1 in 10 of people will spend it alone less than 1% choose to volunteer and support a charity at Christmas.
Rowan Uren, a trainee solicitor at leading Stockport law firm Gorvins, has received this year’s inaugural Johnston Baker Ellis Award at the Stockport Law Society’s annual dinner.
Today (19 November 2013), the Government published its response to the Francis report which outlined recommendations on how to improve the quality of care in hospitals following the unacceptable experiences of patients at Mid-Staffordshire Hospital.
Sue Ryder's Head of Health and Social Care Operations and Nurse Lead, Sue Hogston welcomes the Government's response.
David Walton, head of employment at Stockport law firm Gorvins, will be advising finance, HR and payroll personnel on recent law and tax updates at a free seminar on Thursday 28th November.