Uganda – The Observer
At least 18 million people die annually worldwide in avoidable agony and distress due to lack of access to pain medication and quality palliative care.
UK – Nursing Times
Having worked in palliative care for 20 years, when Nigel Dodds was diagnosed with cancer he expected the worse.
US – The Atlantic
To curb harassment in care facilities, one woman is teaching staff members to respect their elders’ sexual orientations.
ehospice International Children’s edition
“Community-Based Pediatric Palliative Care: Building Bridges for Future Success” is one of eight Intensives that will be part of NHPCO’s new professional development event, THE INTENSIVES.
The Think Ahead end-of-life planning tool has been given a major boost by doctors and patients in a study published in the British Journal of General Practice.
Sarah Russell, head of research and clinical innovation at Hospice UK, reports on the charity’s recent consultation exercise which investigated research activity within hospices and how hospices can be supported to become more research active.
Hospice isn’t a place. It’s a type of care that focuses on living…living as fully as possible, up until the end of life. Hospice brings comfort, love, and respect to the patients and families they care for.