World hospice and palliative care news roundup – 2 July 2015

Categories: In The Media.

Far from the maddening crowd, a quiet place to die

Canada – Inside Ottawa Valley

Perth hospital readies for official opening of palliative care room.

Dying at the end of mainland Asia: palliative care in Singapore

EAPC blog

Continuing our series on South East Asia, Dr Natalie Evans visits Singapore to find out more about palliative care in this island country.

21-year-old man is in hospice for life

US – News Sentinel

Josh Jank knows hospice care well. In the past 22 months he has passed through Hospice Home’s doors six times, and walked back out.

Patients’ advocates oppose oncologists’ ‘framework’ for care

US – Consumer Affairs

As health care costs rise and demand for services increases, we may see growing conflict between physicians who are trying to manage scarce and costly resources and groups advocating for the rights of patients.

Palliative Care Australia announces new national awards

ehospice Australia

Inaugural national awards recognising innovation, teamwork and emerging talent in the palliative care sector were announced today by Palliative Care Australia (PCA) CEO Liz Callaghan.

Workers getting paid bereavement leave – a luxury or a legacy?

ehospice Ireland

Recent calls from Sinn Fein for bereavement leave to be a statutory entitlement have opened up a debate on how we deal with death, dying and bereavement in the workplace.

Pink Drive Against Cancer kicks off at Khanya Hospice

ehospice South Africa

Khanya’s Hospice Cancer Awareness Campaign kicked off on the 29 June 2015 at the Scottburgh Mall.

Hospices welcome Access to Palliative Care Bill

ehospice UK

Two hospice chief executives write for ehospice about Baroness Finlay’s Access to Palliative Care Private Members Bill, which received its first reading in the House of Lords on the 1 June.

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