Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care blog
Dr David Jeffrey explores how great playwrights like Shakespeare and Pinter can help clinicians to learn more about empathy and compassion.
The Boston Globe
They do not prescribe medication, plump up pillows, or serve soothing broths, but for hospice patients and their families spiritual caregivers often ease the pain that hurts the most.
Huffington Post Live
Reverends Robert Chodo Campbell and Dr Koshin Paley Ellison discuss the Buddhist approach to death, contemplative care and why death should not be something we dread.
With new standalone facilities no longer restricted by design guidelines for acute care spaces, hospice design has evolved into a mix of hospitality and residential styles with plenty of room and amenities for both patients and their families.
US- Washington Post
Changes to Medicare in America may make it more difficult for dying patients to get some medications, senior advocates and hospice providers say.
Los Angeles Times – op ed
With very sick children, sometimes comfort should trump treatment.
What would a nurse do if a patient is in pain in a cancer hospital in India?
Blog about putting quality of life first, by an emergency physician.
IPOS – a new palliative care measure – is now available to download for use from the POS website along with instructions and guidance.