World media roundup – 11 March 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Good palliative care requires good long-term care: a medicare strategy to strengthen both

US- Health Affairs Blog

Whatever a patient’s wishes, unless long-term services and supports are available to support patients and caregivers at home, the emergency department and the hospital become the only option when a symptom or caregiver exhaustion crisis occurs.

Innovative ideas needed to enhance cancer survivorship

ONS Connect

The Big C Competition is looking for innovative ideas, services, fashion accessories and products that could enhance the daily lives of people who have been affected by cancer.

All Mia wants is to meet a ‘real princess’ when the Duchess of Cambridge visits Sydney

Australia – Daily Mail

Mia Murchison, who has rare Batten disease, has been trying on her new ‘princess dress’, to wear when she meets the Duchess of Cambridge at Bear Cottage, during the Duke and Duchess’s visit to Australia.

Hopewell Hospice Services: the business side of palliative care

ehospice Australia

The Gold Coast’s Hopewell Hospice was developed by Reverend Dr Ian Mavor and his partner Dierdre Hanna. This article is a reflection on how the hospice evolved from its initial concept.

Cancer patients benefit from early palliative care

ehospice Canada

A new study suggests that giving advanced cancer patients earlier access to palliative care services improves their quality of life and their satisfaction with the care they are getting.

Calls for ‘around the clock’ care for terminally ill

ehospice UK

The survey of 1,000 UK GPs found that only four in 10 believe the majority of their terminally ill patients’ pain is relieved completely.

Njekwa Lumbwe, National Coordinator of the PCAZ to attend world première ‘A unified presence’ as guest of honour

ehospice Africa

Njekwa Lumbwe, the National Coordinator of the Palliative Care Alliance of Zambia (PCAZ) will attend the world première of the film ‘A unified presence’ as the guest of honour.

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