David McCullough: Royal Voluntary Service Home from Hospital Scheme

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David McCullough, Chief Executive, Royal Voluntary Service (RVS), gives a brief history of the RVS and how the service and its volunteers operate. He goes on to illustrate how the caring gestures that take place outside of the health and social care system can make a big difference to patients' quality of life and lower rates of hospital re-admission.

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M Fred Hasenfuss

Position
Ret GP,
Organisation
Solo badgerer of local MP
Comment date
27 January 2015
Many of our friends seem to have adopted elderly neighbours when their
own relatives have died.I was unaware of this charity and staggered
at the effect of the good 'neighbour'

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