UK – Derby Telegraph
The tear-jerking story and eventual death of lung cancer patient Glyn Moss on Thursday’s episode of ITV’s Superhospital programme will have shocked many viewers. But 45-year-old Glyn was very keen that his story was told and hopeful that it would do some long-term good
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US – Bustle
When you think of hospice facilities, you might not conjure up the most pleasant images. But that doesn’t change the fact that they have become an extremely important part of our healthcare system.
UK – Wales Express
An innovative new project is being launched by St David’s Hospice to make end of life care services more accessible to patients and their families in the Dwyfor and Llyn area.
US – Cambridge Chronicle
Thanks to a recent merger with Parmenter Home Care & Hospice, Cambridge’s Mount Auburn Hospital will be able to conduct an extra 50,000 visits yearly to homecare and hospice patients, according to CEO Jeanette Clough.
India – The Hindu
The first batch of interns have been welcomed to the ambitious District Collector’s Internship Programme (DICP) that commenced on Thursday. They will be guided by, among others, Dr. Suresh Kumar, Director of Pain and Palliative Care
UK – Marie Curie blog
James Norris, chief executive of DeadSocial, discusses what happens to our social media and digital assets when we die.
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In a world first, Cuba has managed to eliminate mother-to-child transmission of HIV and syphilis.
As part of its new inquiry into palliative care, the Scottish Parliament’s Health and Sport Committee is inviting organisations and individuals to share their experiences of accessing palliative and end of life care.
Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA) has in conjunction with 11 county hospitals launched the third phase of the project to integrate palliative care in public hospitals in Kenya, a project currently supported by The True Colours Trust.
Helen Andrews writes about the importance of exploring all options when new symptoms appear and the danger of assuming all symptoms must be connected to a patient’s cancer diagnosis.
The community made it very clear it wants control of Hospice Prince Edward (HPE) back.
Palliative Care Australia’s Pal and Carey, the eye-catching green origami dinosaurs used to promote May’s National Palliative Care Week (NPCW) in print and online, have had a win of their own.