Australian Ageing Agenda
Some 900 rural and regional health, aged and community care workers nationally will be the initial target of cutting-edge training being developed to support the psychological needs of terminally ill people, their families and caregivers.
Kyrgyzstan – 24
The Parliamentary Committee on Social Policy has approved a bill aimed at development of palliative care in Kyrgyzstan.
US – New Albany Gazette
Most people are likely now familiar with hospice care and what it entails, partly due to the work of Sanctuary Hospice House. The term palliative care’, may be new, however.
US – Milwaukee Wisconsin Journal Sentinel
Seventy-five brand-new biker friends checked Wayne Beliveau out of hospice care on Sunday at East Troy Manor nursing home and took him for a ride.
ehospice International Children’s
The Cardiff Conference is recognised as one of the most academic conferences related to paediatric palliative care and this year features some really great speakers and presenters. If you have not done so already, now is the time to register.
A recent survey of Mozambique’s opioid supply chain sheds light on gaps in pain relief accessibility and availability for patients in need.
The New South Wales Government has introduced a scheme where adults who have been certified by a medical practitioner as having a terminal illness can register to legally use cannabis.
Technology Evaluation in the Elderly Network (TVN) invites researchers and their teams to submit proposals for large-scale, patient-centred, multi-year transformative research projects that have the potential to radically improve systems of care for frail elderly Canadians.