The Vatican – Time
If we’re going to fast from anything this Lent, Pope Francis suggests that even more than candy or alcohol, we fast from indifference towards others.
Shocking revelations by 78 doctors from small towns to every one of the megacities who are critical of the growing commercialisation of medical care have been complied into a report: ‘Voices of Conscience from the Medical Profession: Revealing testimonies by rational doctors about the reality of private medical practice in India’ to be released on Thursday 26 February.
The foundation for a palliative cancer care home for patients was jointly laid by SNR Sons Charitable Trust and the Rotary Club of Coimbatore Satellite at Sri Ramakrishna Rural Health Centre at Pachapalayam near Perur, recently.
Four years ago, hospice nurse Mary Landberg discovered a powerful way to serve the patients and families she cares for through her artistic skills as a photographer.
Research carried out on behalf of Marie Curie has found that terminally ill people with a disability are likely to have a poorer experience of end of life care than those without a disability.
ehospice South Africa
Hlengiwe was a 28 year old single mother of five children, four girls aged 11, 10, 6 and 4 years old and one boy aged 8. Hlengiwe experienced a lot of social problems, she was unemployed and depended on her social grant for her permanent deafness as well as her two children’s social grants.