News Roundup 12-19 July 2013

Categories: In The Media.

12 July

Africa: Spy Ghana – Contest for reporting on palliative care open

13 July

India: The New Indian Express – ‘Centre mulls amending Drugs Act to help patients’

South Africa: CTV News – Nelson Mandela’s condition sparks end of life discussions in South Africa

Canada: National Post – ‘That terrifies us’: Canadian doctors get virtually no training on handling a patient’s desire to die

UK: The Huffington Post – Liverpool Care Pathway, controversial NHS end of life care, ‘to be phased out’ 

14 July

India: The Hindu – Kerala, a role model in palliative care: Desiraju

USA: Gay Star News – Dying gay man gets his wish to marry his partner

15 July 

Australia: The Conversation – We need palliative care for babies facing certain death

Australia: Health Canal – Opt-out organ donation in Wales: a model for Australia?

17 July

New Zealand: The New Zealand Herald – Euthanasia bill under party pressure

18 July

Zambia: Zambia Daily Mail – Why palliative care is ultimate gift for Lunga

New Zealand: Otago Daily Times – English hospice care finding studied

Italy: West – Prejudice prevents use of opiates for palliative care

19 July

UK: The Spectator – Last orders at the Death Café

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