‘Go in peace’ is a film about what happens when veterans with Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder – or “Post-Terror Soul Distress” – face their own mortality through serious illness.
The East African
Only one in 10 people globally who need medical care to relieve the pain, symptoms and stress of serious illness is currently receiving it.
The New York Times
Helping the terminally ill end their lives, condemned for decades as immoral, is gaining traction.
The Canadian Jewish News
It was a “privilege beyond privilege” to exchange knowledge about palliative care with Japanese specialists while on a recent trip to that country, says Rabbi Rena Arshinoff.
Canada- St Alberta Gazette
Workers are now able to take up to eight weeks of unpaid, job-protected leave to care for a dying family member or a close, family-like friend, the Alberta government has announced.
“Giving a patient time” can be self-fulfilling, so doctors must be careful. On the other hand, refusing to lay out the realistic outcome of other patients is denying the patient of information they often want to know.
Health Business blog
Many organisations have been set up to enable terminally ill patients to make videos messages their children.
ehospice International Children’s edition
A group of delegates for the ICPCN Conference, taking place in Mumbai, were given a rare opportunity to visit a hospital in Jawhar, 128 km north of Mumbai, and find out more about the impact that children’s palliative care is having on its patients.
Canadians across the country are almost unanimous with 96% of Canadians supporting palliative care in a recent survey.
Personalised cardboard coffins are transforming the traditional way we think about funerals.
St Joseph’s Hospice in East London has launched a new website created by and for people with a life-limiting diagnosis.
With assistance from the NHPCO, the National Council of Hospice and Palliative Professional’s Spiritual Caregivers Section conducted a survey of their peers to shed better light on this discipline — who is providing spiritual care, the interventions being used, and much more.