World hospice and palliative care news roundup – 23 June 2016

Categories: In The Media.

Palliative care to be improved by patient feedback

Ireland – The Irish News

New research reveals that many patients undergoing palliative care feel frustrated and helpless with their situation. Joanne Sweeney discovers more about their needs from those in the know

Greens to go further on CDC, but stops short of uncapped supply

Australia – Australian Ageing Agenda

Mature age employment, dementia and palliative care are among the areas featured in the Greens aged care policy, released yesterday.

British Medical Association remains opposed to assisted suicide

US – The Christian Times

The British Medical Association, the trade union for doctors in the United Kingdom, has maintained its stance against assisted dying despite the pressure it received to “go neutral” on the subject.

Online Course Teaches Rabbis How to Navigate End of Life Crises

US – The Jewish Times

YU’s Online Course for Communal Rabbis Explores Medical, Legal and Halachic Perspectives on Terminal Illness, End of Life Issues.

How Hospice Support Continues After a Death

US – Tabitha

Author C.S. Lewis wrote “A Grief Observed,” a personal look at grief after his wife passed away from cancer just a few years after they were married. The account is raw, real and honest and a must read. Check out the book here.

When a patient nears the end, a feared therapy can also comfort

US – Stat

It was mid-October 2008 when the medics rolled the elderly man through the glass-enclosed lobby.

Become a Hospice Hero – St Francis Hospice

ehospice South Africa

As we continue our #HospiceVisits at St Francis Hospice, we would like to share one of their campaigns, “Become a Hospice Hero”.

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