World hospice and palliative care news roundup – 24 March 2016

Categories: In The Media.

CardioBrief: LVADs Prolong Life But Sow Confusion at Its End


Uncertainty dogs heart pump patients and their caregivers.

Finding a way to ensure patients’ end-of-life plans aren’t lost in critical moments

US – AcraMax

In a perfect world, patients with advance directives would be confident that their doctors and nurses — no matter where they receive care — could know in a split second their end-of-life wishes.

#Hike4Hospice Hiker Spotlight: Jeff for Hospice Calgary

ehospice Canada

In a new feature for the upcoming 2016 #Hike4Hospice, we will be showcasing one Hiker every other week. This week we spoke to Jeff Conley, who is hiking with Hospice Calgary.

Providing Palliative Care during tough times: Naivasha nurses experience

ehospice Kenya

Does a nurse have a role in palliative care? Absolutely yes! Can the practice of palliative care be complete without nurses’ involvement? The answer is No!

Winners of National Council for Palliative Care’s inaugural awards announced

ehospice UK

Last night, at the grand Keele Hall at Keele University, an awards dinner was held to celebrate the winners – and runners up – of The National Council for Palliative Care’s first annual awards.

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