Canada – Simcoe.com
Hospice Simcoe is launching a new, free program this fall for people living with a life-limiting illness. Called Living Well with Dying, the six-week program offers emotional, education, creative and social support for residents.
US – Herald Media
It was Henry Miller who once said, “It is a very limited concept of medicine that strives to understand disease, but not the needs of sick people.” Nowhere is that need greater than the care of our elderly.
Canda – CBC News
Terminally ill patients in Quebec who seek medical aid in dying must be provided with the service even if some doctors are against it, Quebec’s health minister said Wednesday.
Canada – CTV News
Medically-assisted suicide will be legal in Quebec later this year, but many palliative care centres want nothing to do with it.
UK – Portsmouth News
The Revd Carol Gully talks about her role as Spiritual Care Chaplain to The Rowans Hospice.
New Zealand – Nelson Mail
Work on the House for Hospice has moved indoors as the interior of the house in Stoke’s Marsden Park begins to take shape.
Ireland – Radio Today
FM104 have launched “The Big Ask” – a charity initiative aiming to raise funds for the Irish Hospice Foundation.
Leading academic Professor David Currow has called for national guidelines on referral to specialist palliative care services at the 13th Australian Palliative Care conference in Melbourne.
Despite a huge emphasis within medical schools on teaching empathy, a hidden curriculum causes students’ compassion to decline over time, according to an Associate Professor of General Practice at The Australian National University Medical School.
With two months left to respond to the consultation on proposals for the reform of the current framework for Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS), St Luke’s Hospice Sheffield have published videos from the conference they ran with Hospice UK and the Law Commission in July.
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