Australia – ABC
We will all die, but few of us are happy to talk about it.
UK – Open Democracy
Throughout the developing world, people are dying in pain due to an inability to access proper medication. But the problem is about much more than money.
US – The Herald News
Decisions about end-of-life care are deeply personal and based on values and beliefs. Because it is impossible to foresee every type of circumstance or illness, it is essential to think in general about what is important to you. Conversations that focus on your wishes and beliefs will relieve loved ones and healthcare providers of the need to guess what you would want.
US – Fox 5
Despite being in hospice, a 91-year-old Michigan man is still keeping busy.
UK – BBC
Terminally ill actor and disability campaigner Brian Rix, 92, has said the law on assisted dying needs changing.
ehospice International Children’s
Today the International Children’s Palliative Care Network has officially launched a new campaign asking people to do just one thing to improve access to palliative care for children around the world.
ehospice South Africa
As we continue our #Hospicevisits in the Western Cape, our journey takes us to a hospital based palliative care organization, Abundant Life who provides holistic care including medical, psychosocial and spiritual support for patients living with a terminal disease.
Mark Cobbin, lead for bereavement services at Farleigh Hospice, writes for ehospice about a recent outreach project among local primary schools to help raise awareness of the bereavement support the hospices offers to children and young people.
The Board of Directors of Hospice of the Piedmont is proud to announce the appointment of Ronald Cottrell as HOP’s new President and Chief Executive Officer.