US – Montgomery Media
The difference between palliative care and hospice, in one sense, can be boiled down to two words – six months. Its function and value, however, are much broader.
Canada – Sundre Round Up
It is time once again to draw your attention to Palliative Care Week, which runs from May 1-7.This presents an excellent opportunity to bring awareness to palliative care with the goal to have more Canadians ask themselves questions such as: what does palliative care look like? When does palliative care start? How do I find out more about it?
Ireland – Independent
Rose is 29 years of age and has advanced cervical cancer. From a small village outside Mbarara in Western Uganda, she was diagnosed last September after complaining of abdominal pain and heavy bleeding.
UK – BBC
Demand for good quality end-of-life care has grown globally as more people live longer with chronic conditions.
US – Journal-News
The compassionate and skilled care that an excellent hospice program can provide has led people to ask: “Can my loved one get hospice-like care, even if she isn’t terminally ill right now?”
Canada – Ottawa Citizen
As we wade deeper into the turbulent waters of physician-assisted death, the issue of any religion imposing its values on Canada becomes more contentious.
New Zealand – The New Zealand Herald
As winter approaches, juggling the cost of heating is something many people struggle with. But, for Tracey Allen, it comes with added problems.
ehospice South Africa
The theme for this years #HospiceWeek is Champions who care. We continue to showcase the ‘champions’ of our different hospices. Today’s article features the amazing home care nursing sisters of Hospice Wits, highlighting a typical day with regards to what they do.
We talk to Colin Burgess, chief executive at St Peter and St James Hospice and Continuing Care Centre and Hospice UK advisory council representative for the south east, as part of our series of interviews with different members of the advisory council.
New community-based palliative care certification option for home health & hospice launches July 1, 2016. Standards are available now from The Joint Commission.