A recent survey has found that 95% of respondents support signing a document indicating their wish for palliative care if they suffer serious incurable illness, while 97% back physicians’ legal immunity if they provide palliative care upon patient request.
UK – The Leader
With the elderly population expected to double in 20 years, Nightingale House chief executive John Savage told Romilly Scragg how North Wales’ hospices are making plans for the future.
UK/Uganda – Yellow Advertiser
A group of Ugandan prison guards, in the UK to learn elements of end of life care they could transfer back to their jails, visited Fair Havens Hospice.
The third post in our special series to mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide.
Publishing the findings of its inquiry into palliative care today, the Scottish Parliament’s health and sport committee calls on the Scottish government to outline how palliative care can be accessed by all who need it in its forthcoming Strategic Framework for Action.
A new study identifies six main patient-reported barriers to receiving quality end of life (EOL) care among ethnic minority populations.
How do we want our world-class hospice care to be funded, asks Helen & Douglas House CEO Clare Periton.
Leo Radosta, CEO of mumms® Hospice Software, has been honored with Capital Caring’s Passion for Innovation Award.