Croatia – EAPC Blog
Professor David Oliver, University of Kent, UK, and a board member of the European Association for Palliative Care, explains the background to a longer article published in the July/August of the European Journal of Palliative Care.
US – The Star
First off, think of what is important to you and who you would like to be your voice.
UK – The University of Nottingham
Research by academics at The University of Nottingham is driving new national guidelines aimed at ensuring that LGBT people – and their loved ones – are treated fairly and with respect when they are dying.
ehospice International Children’s edition
The Mirror recently published a moving article for Childhood Cancer Awareness month about Saul Chapman who lost his life to cancer.
Acclaim Health and Carpenter Hospice have partnered to introduce a weekly Burlington walking group for adults who are grieving the death of a loved one.
Comedian Mario Rosenstock is calling on everyone to get on board for Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning for Hospice on Thursday 15th September.
An end-of-life care option that provides dying patients and their loved ones with comfort, compassion, and dignity does exist. We call this Palliative Care, helping others live comfortably and in dignity and simply pass in to calm eternity.
ehospice South Africa
We continue this week with our #LiveCompassion campaign which basically entails sharing “feel good stories” with regards to our staff, patients and you our readers.
The latest edition of the Minimum Data Set (MDS) for the National Survey of Patient Activity Data for Specialist Palliative Care Services indicates that at least a third of those with an expected death are seen by hospice and palliative care community teams.
A paper presented by University of Washington doctoral students at the annual meeting of the American Sociological Association in Seattle in August looked at the way Twitter users acknowledged deaths and shared feeling of bereavement.