A new multi-million dollar hospice and palliative care facility is to be constructed here to provide “a pain-free, peaceful, dignified transition” for the sick and terminally ill.
UK – BBC News
Despite playing a crucial role, the hospice movement remains very much a charitable enterprise. Hospices care for 120,000 people a year – treble that if you count the family members they support.
Australia – Daily Liberal
Retired physician and end-of-life care campaigner Dr Yvonne McMaster met with Parkes MP Mark Coulton this week as part of her campaign to boost palliative care services in Dubbo.
Canada – Bay Today
Chris Winrow and Lachlan McLachlan of the North Bay and Area Community Hospice presented their vision for a residential hospice on the ground floor of the North Bay Regional Health Centre to City Council on Monday night.
ehospice International Children’s
Last month a group of 12 health care professionals from the Czech Republic received training in the psychosocial aspects of children’s palliative care and look forward to the further development of their knowledge and skills.
New Media factsheets help ensure Ugandan journalists accurately collect and disseminate issues of palliative care as a human rights issue.
Duncan Sinclair, a respected individual in the medical health network, opens up about his personal experience with end-of-life care.
Sixteen years on from the death of her two children, Laura and Lynn, Jane McKenna says the pain she feels at the loss is as acute as ever.
Campaign ambassador Stephen Lock and Sue Ryder staff handed the ‘Dying doesn’t work 9 to 5’ campaign petition in at 10 Downing Street at the beginning of July.