UK – Carrick Gazette
Ayrshire Hospice Advanced Nurse Practitioner, Meriel Conn recently represented the hospice at the 4th Worldwide Nursing Conference on 18th and 19th of July in Singapore.
India – The Hindu
The State Human Rights Commission (SHRC) has directed the government to take immediate steps to start the cancer outpatient clinic at Kochi Cancer Centre as an Onam gift for the people of central Kerala.
UK – Watford Observer
A palliative care expert has spoken about the need to care for the rising number of people living for long periods with cancer.
Scotland – Herald Scotland
A NEW hospice being planned for Glasgow has received a welcome cash boost after a generous £25,000 donation.
US – Newsday
Only the uninformed would argue that global warming doesn’t exist, or that we are not amid an opioid-abuse epidemic.
Malta – Times of Malta
I was alarmed to see Mario Garrett’s article advocating for suicide by ‘exit bag’, physician-assisted suicide and euthanasia, (The Sunday Times of Malta, July 31).
ehospice International Children’s
Natasha Pedersen and Dr Susan Fowler-Kerry describe the integrative educational programme offered recently in Oslo, targeting sustainable and long term improvements to existing paediatric services within Nordre Aasen Centre for Competence on Child Neurology and Rehabilitation.
A series of six shorts videos which involve people talking directly about their experience taking part in a cancer trial has been released by Cancer Trials Ireland.
This week Hospice UK has published an updated version of its falls toolkit – a template which can be adapted by hospices to help manage and prevent falls among their patients.
Kaiser Health News reports on a study that examines factors that might result in greater emotional distress for family caregivers.