UK – The Guardian
In the years that we have known each other, she has never asked me an opinion about her brother’s cancer, so when she finally asks if I will talk to him, I can’t help but say yes. I have heard about his trajectory over several months – how he has tried one chemotherapy after another, how he is becoming increasingly fatigued, and worryingly, how much time he has spent in hospital lately, fighting one or the other complication of treatment.
Australia – The Sydney Morning Herald
We’re All Going To Die: A Joyful Book about Death
US – Nurse.com
A Belgium study published July 18 by the British Journal of Clinical Pharmacology found a link between underuse of medications and hospitalization or death among patients 80 and older.
Swaziland – Swazi Observer
The period, June to July, has been a busy pace-setting period for the country’s HIV response.
Philippines – GOVPH
The health department in Eastern Visayas adopted a quick strategy in combating an increasing communicable disease through an acronym ASAP.
ehospice International Children’s
An in-depth interview with Sabine Kraft, who recently took over the reins as Chair of the International Board of Trustees of the International Children’s Palliative Care Network.
ehospice South Africa
I do not automatically have contact with my patient care colleagues but my role as fundraiser means that I need to form a mental picture of those that our donors are investing in, so that I can explain why I mission after funds on a daily basis.
Robert James Peacock, Director of Death on the Fringe, outlines some of the highlights of this year’s festival.
Review the list of original articles appearing in the July 2016 edition of the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management.