Cristina Cazorla, a medical student at Universitat de Lleida, Spain, explains what she gained from a clinical placement with a palliative care team.
US – Raw Story
Shares in European pharmaceutical companies dropped on Tuesday following Hillary Clinton’s promise to publish a plan to bring down the price of prescription drugs.
Canada – Pallimed
Palliative care would benefit from a public health approach by developing a wider community context in which palliative care services can make their contributions.
UK – The Independent
London looks set to host a permanent “Death Cafe”, a coffee shop where people can go to talk about one of life’s most awkward subjects – dying.
UK – Local Berkshire
After years of hard work, building will now begin on Berkshire’s first children’s hospice.
Three provincial North Island hospitals have unexpectedly high death rates, according to data released to the Herald after a two-year wait.
UK – BBC News
A horse has been taken in to a hospice to visit its owner. The horse, named Puzzle, was taken to Rowcroft Hospice in Torquay, Devon, to visit Pat West, 77, who has motor neurone disease.
ehospice International Children’s
According to a recent UN report, the number of children who die from mostly preventable causes before they turn five now stands at 5.9 million a year – a 53% drop since 1990.
After losing two of her five children within five years, Justine Betteridge has decided to use her experience to help others and is now volunteering as part of HammondCare’s Palliative Care Home Support (PCHS) team.
Marymount University Hospital & Hospice officially opened its new groundbreaking interventional pain service facility at Marymount, Curraheen, Cork today.