New Zealand – Sunlive
A German GP who works with palliative patients has visited the Bay of Plenty to learn about the local approach to future care planning.
India – The Economic Times
Sridhar Pillalamarri used to be one of those people who want to do something good but do not know where to begin and when.
US – The Bristol Press
Dear Attorney Tully: I was just told that my husband needs to go on hospice. Would you please explain what this means?
UK – The Guardian
With her #hellomynameis campaign, Kate reminded me that if I lose my humanity, I am a shadow of the doctor I should be
US – The Wall Street Journal
I am an oncologist/hematologist who has been practicing in California, primarily at Eisenhower Medical Center in Rancho Mirage, for 39 years. It has been my privilege to have treated and cared for more than 16,000 patients with cancer or blood diseases and to have provided pain relief and comfort for the dying.
Canada – National Post
Before he enters the room, Craig Phillips pauses for a deep exhale. “Just to let everything go,” he says. “And to remember that I’m here for them.”
US – CNN
Could medical marijuana treat Alzheimer’s patients? One recent study found THC, the psychoactive ingredient in cannabis, stimulates the removal of toxic plaque in the brain, a common feature of the disease. Furthermore, the researchers discovered it blocks inflammation, which damages neurons in the brain.
US – Medical Xpress
Uganda’s only radiation treatment machine broke down in April earlier this year, provoking widespread public criticism and leaving an estimated 30,000 new cancer patients stranded.
Malta – Times of Malta
Ramon Casha pleads the case for the legalisation of assisted dying eloquently. However, he focuses on what is essentially one side of the argument: the case for.
ehospice South Africa
HPCA’s staff celebrated Mandela Day at Woodside Special Care Centre on the 18 July 2016.
The Burdett Trust for Nursing is currently taking applications for two new grant programmes which are focused on improving nurse retention and strengthening nurse leadership.