Canada – CTV News Vancouver
The daughter of an 83-year-old woman with late-stage Alzheimer’s disease says she is worn down and disappointed after losing another legal challenge to force a care home to stop providing food to honour what she says were her mother’s last wishes.
Brussels conference attended by three west African presidents warned of funding shortfall in reaching zero-cases target and a death toll higher than first thought.
US – Portland Press Herald
The University of New England offers an unusually immersive care experience with patients facing death and dying.
Public health experts can identify nations that are vulnerable to the occurrence and impact of future outbreaks of Ebola or other emergencies by using a screening tool that evaluates a nation’s strengths across a wide range of measures such as political strength and health care capabilities, according to a new analysis from the RAND Corporation.
UK – EAPC blog
The EAPC has started a series of blogs from the perspective of patients and family carers. Here, Helen Findlay, a PhD student in the College of Health and Life Sciences at Brunel University London, writes on the topic of: ‘Service user involvement in palliative care’.
Mildmay Uganda embarks on a 10-year evolution journey to an Ultra-Modern Teaching Hospital situated at its main site in Lweza along Entebbe Road to provide general medical services to the general public.
ehospice South Africa
For the month of March 2015, ehospice South Africa will be publishing a series of TB patient success stories leading to World TB day which takes place on the 24 March 2015. Today we meet Sami.
Julie Gorry, chief executive at Wirral Hospice St John’s, writes for ehospice about the new end of life care charter for Wirral, due to be launched this Dying Matters Week.
In this article originally published in NewsLine, Erika Tedesco, manager of education and training at Hosparus Inc., shares insight into equipping CNAs with Smartphones.