Australia – ABC Central Victoria
A Victorian parliamentary committee have heard from Bendigo Health professors and health specialists about end of life choices.
Australia – ABC Mid North Coast NSW
More than 100 people met in Taree to advocate for increased funding to palliative care services.
Canada – CBC
The conversion of a former nuns’ residence in downtown Fredericton into the city’s first hospice is nearly complete.
UK – Daily Telegraph
Lord Carey dismisses ‘pain is noble’ claim as Church of England brands assisted dying criminally naïve.
ehospice International Children’s
Lucy Watts, ICPCN’s Global Youth Ambassador, has started a Go Fund Me campaign for a new wheelchair that will vastly improve her quality of life.
Researchers at the Australian Catholic University’s (ACU) Sydney-based Institute for Positive Psychology and Education (IPPE) are conducting a pilot study into the benefits of aged care tailored to the needs of people from different cultural backgrounds.
Dr Nancy Otovic, a physician with Care Dimensions in Danvers, Massachusetts, shares her personal connection to hospice.
On 1 August the Arthur Rank Hospice in Cambridge became an ‘independent’ hospice, albeit with an NHS grant to provide the services previously delivered by an NHS Community Trust. Hospice CEO Dr Lynn Morgan writes for ehospice about the hospice’s journey to independence.