Canada – Newswire
The Honourable Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, has highlighted increased financial support proposed for individuals taking care of family members facing a significant risk of death.
Australia – ABC
Health groups say important services and research could be axed as part of programs targeted for savings in the federal budget.
US – Cornell Chronicle
Cornell students are advising on the addition of a new wing for an Ithaca health care facility, examining how research-based design can support the needs of patients, staff and visitors in hospice and palliative care settings.
MSPs from four parties endorsed the recent Marie Curie report ‘Changing the Conversation: Care and support for people with a terminal illness now and in the future’ in a debate in the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday.
ehospice International Children’s
Mike Hill, filmmaker and producer of the Little Stars series of short films about children’s palliative care and the ‘Life before Death’ films writes about a wonderful love story he was surprised to encounter when recently filming in Greece.
The year 2015 marks Territory Palliative Care’s 20th year as an official service. Next week also marks the tenth annual conference of the Territory Palliative Care Network.