Australian Ageing Agenda
Care and health professionals working in residential and community aged care are being urged to tune in to a free special television broadcast demonstrating how to access and provide quality palliative care services.
US – Salt Lake Tribune
Salt Lake City has halted — for now — plans to open a hospice for the homeless. Earlier this week, the City Council passed a temporary land-use regulation that would delay the August opening of The INN Between until mid-December.
US – Panama City News Herald
Covenant Hospice Inc. has agreed to pay more than $10.1 million to reimburse the government for alleged overbilling of Medicare, TRICARE and Medicaid for hospice services, the Department of Justice announced on Thursday.
Europe – Kings College London
The European Palliative Care Academy (EPCA) celebrated the achievements of the first 20 graduating students from their Leadership Programme at a ceremony in Brasov, Romania on 2 May.
US – Cancer Therapy Advisor
International experts reached consensus on the makeup of integration of oncology and palliative care, according to a recent article published first online this week in the journal Annals of Oncology.
A fairly simple scoring system appears to accurately estimate patients’ risk of dying within a year of hospitalization, a new study finds.
The people of Ireland are being asked to show their support for Hospice Africa Uganda as the service battles a funding cut in the midst of a growing demand for services.
Governor Daniel P. Malloy has been recognised for advocacy efforts by Regional Hospice and Home Care.
Hospice UK and the International Children’s Palliative Care Network (ICPCN) have developed a short film, hoping to inspire hospice and palliative care staff in the UK to engage internationally.