US – Medsmash
Now we turn to end-of-life care. Last blog we talked about the U-turns available in your life and health. These can help you feel better and live healthier. We learned you can still make changes that have a positive impact on your overall health.
Singapore – Channel NewsAsia
When Mr Kwok Fook Chuen was diagnosed with end-stage renal failure, he was given the choice to try to extend his life through dialysis – a painful and aggressive treatment with no guarantees.
UK – Echo
The mum of a boy with severe brain damage has released a “warts and all” book giving an insight into life caring for a seriously ill child.
ehospice International Children’s edition
Wales Online recently published an article about Sarah Merrick, a palliative care play specialist at the Welsh children’s hospice, Ty Hafan.
Ireland’s Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme is making a positive difference to end-of-life care in Scotland, according to a leading palliative care expert.
ehospice South Africa
Since her admission to Stepping Stone Hospice’s In-Patient Unit over two months ago, Lydia Lerata has made such wonderful progress that she was able to spend a past weekend at home with her family.
In her first video blog since taking up the role of Hospice UK chief executive in January, Tracey Bleakley shares a little about what she has been up to in her first few months and some of the exciting things coming up for Hospice UK.