UK – BBC News
Proposals to allow assisted suicide in Scotland contain “significant flaws”, according to a report from Holyrood’s health committee.
US – The Tennessean
BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee and Aspire Health are piloting a new way to treat people in the end stages of terminal disease by bringing providers into the home to eliminate unnecessary hospitalizations.
Canada – Calgary Herald
While it is an inevitability for us all, death is not something that we are particularly keen to talk about. Yet, in your lifetime, it is likely that you will need to have a conversation about your final wishes and/or how you will you honour the wishes of a loved one.
Men are narrowing the gap on women when it comes to life expectancy in England and Wales, research in the Lancet indicates.
ehospice South Africa
APCA, in partnership with Global Partners in Care, is providing a limited number of scholarships for Africa-based distance learning and degree courses in palliative care.
A new online service connecting those in need of home care with available carers launched in Sydney last week.
HammondCare, one of the country’s largest aged care providers, has received $1.5 million from the Australian Government to trial an assistance dog program for dementia sufferers in NSW and Victoria.
Jo Wilson, lead author of a new guide on caring for people after death, explains how the guidance can help ensure there is good care for people who have died.