Nigeria – Nigeria Today
Palliative care is care that provides pain relief, and is used with curative measures, but does not act towards a cure on its own. In other words, it helps make patients more comfortable as they struggle against serious illnesses.
US – The Republic
Walt Disney World in Florida is the most popular theme park worldwide with more than 52 million visitors annually. Among its regulars is Jane Ellen Watkins of Columbus.
Australia – The Canberra Times
It was the grace a family member held until the very end that inspired Kate McCormack to embody that through art.
US – The Hospitalist
Although effective palliative care has always been a must-have for patients and caregivers facing serious illness, it hasn’t always been readily available. With the emergence of value-based healthcare models—and their potent incentives to reduce avoidable readmissions—there is renewed hope that such care will be accessible to those who need it.
Australia – ABC
Palliative care expert Associate Professor Jennifer Philip talks about increasing community awareness about death plus lawyer Katie Miller looks at how the digital age is affecting law.
Singapore – The Straits Times
The part of her room which Ms Kuni Kuriyama likes the most is a 5m-long stretch of wooden cabinets below the windows.
Malta – Times of Malta
It is illegal to help someone kill themselves in Malta. But what if someone is dying in great pain?
An island-wide group, committed to achieving the best possible quality of life for people with serious and life limiting illness, is seeking new members to join its ranks.
A best friend is the only one that walks into your life when the world has walked out.”― Shannon L. Alder. Majority of palliative care patients have lost almost everything because of the state of their illness; friends, families, property, fame, dignity and other basic human rights.
Hospice UK is asking its members for ideas and suggestions to help develop a brand new set of modules focusing on hospice leadership for a Masters course aimed at hospice staff.
This Webinar on August 23 will help hospice providers stay up to speed on the latest burning issues in quality, regulatory and compliance.