Singapore – Today Online
Without a cure in sight, the families of many patients with Duchenne Muscular Dystrophy would eventually have to think about palliative care. Yet, experts TODAY spoke to say the topic is often considered taboo among families grappling with the condition.
Canada – CNW
“The CMA recognizes the important leadership role to be played by the federal government on this issue. We will be seeking to work with legislators in the drafting of any new law governing medical aid in dying to ensure patient needs are respected and the physician perspective is reflected.”
Canada – CBC News
When the Chamber opens for business this morning, Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau will present his party’s proposal to set up a special committee to study the landmark ruling on physician-assisted suicide handed down by the Supreme Court earlier this month – and ultimately, report back to the House with recommendations on how the government should proceed.
US – PR Web
Mark M Murray, President and CEO of Center for Hospice Care, was recently appointed 2015 Board Chair of the Hospice Action Network (HAN).
A new interactive resource will give education providers in England information and support to help children with life-limiting conditions.
Care Dimensions, based in Danvers, Massachusetts, in collaboration with Regis College, announces the launch of an innovative new hospice nurse residency program.