Russia – Russia beyond the headlines
The Russian government has adopted a “road map” for increasing accessibility to drugs and psychotropic substances for providing patients with painkillers. Experts believe that this is a strategically important step for constructing a system of palliative care in Russia.
Malta – Times of Malta
One cannot really blame MPs for their “palpable discomfort”, as our online report put it, when they listened to a certain Joe Magro make his plea for the legalisation of euthanasia a few days ago.
US – The Huffington Post
Hospice patients in eastern England were moved to tears by an assistant nurse’s touching rendition of an Adele song.
Malta – Malta Independent
There is a big difference between euthanasia and a patient refusing treatment, said Professor Pierre Mallia during an interview with The Malta Independent on Sunday to discuss a project on end of life care that will see a summer conference held here in Malta.
ehospice International Children’s
New statistics released on the yearly number of childhood cancer diagnoses.
The senior executive producer of Riverdance, Julian Erskine has spoken about the “fantastic hospice” care his wife received in the final days of her life.
ehospice South Africa
I was happy to receive an invitation to teach on palliative care in HIV at a teaching programme focusing on non-cancer palliative care at the Catholic University of Portugal.
Jeremy Porteus, founder and director of the Housing LIN (Learning and Improvement Network) highlights the role of the specialist housing sector in meeting people’s preferences at the end of life.