India – Times of India
Kerala State Human Rights Commission (KSHRC) has directed health department officials to regularize the qualified nurses appointed through local self-government department involved in the palliative care of patients who are deprived of basic healthcare.
UK – The Independent
More than 80 major companies write to Theresa May saying Britain’s ‘prosperity and well-being’ are at stake as report warns ‘costs and uncertainty of unsustainable development could swell until there is no viable world in which to do business’.
UAE – Gulf News
UN officials urges governments to introduce SDGs in school curriculum.
Professor Gerhild Becker, Chair of the Department of Palliative Care, University Medical Center Freiburg, Germany, explains the background to the longer article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the January issue 2017 of Palliative Medicine.
US – The Agenda
How smarter economics could make for better medicine.
ehospice International Children’s edition
Moments of William Brentlinger’s short life beautifully captured by a professional photographer.
Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA)’s Champion’s Council is pleased to announce that the Human Resources Professionals Association (HRPA) has been designated a Canadian Compassionate Company (CCC). With HR policies formally committed to supporting their employees in times of family distress, HRPA has qualified as a CCC.
BUMBLEance – is planning to extend its fleet to include a a dedicated “angel trip” vehicle for children at end of life. The service will bring children with life-limiting illnesses on their final journey home or to hospice to die.
“For unto whom much is given much is required and to whom much has been entrusted, he will be required of more.” Luke 12:48 (amp).
ehospice South Africa
Collaboration happens daily amongst colleagues – the hospice approach is a team approach. The NGO collaborates with corporate funders, government departments, sister hospices, people who leave legacies so that we continue to do their work posthumously. The list goes on. Sometimes the core common purpose of us all is forgotten.