The Times of India
International experts gathered for the international conference on children’s palliative care in Mumbai have been critical of the laws impeding access to morphine for pain relief.
Australian Ageing Agenda
The end of life wishes of people with dementia are not being met and this is partly due to a lack of knowledge among care professionals about a person’s right to refuse treatments, according to a new report.
A group of paediatricians have expressed vocal opposition to extension of law to under-18s approaching death and in extreme pain.
Singapore- Asia One
Singapore’s largest cycling event will feature a dedicated ride for a good cause – The Business Times Charity Challenge – which will raise funds and awareness for Dover Park Hospice.
Debate on whether doctors should be be more forthcoming about what they know about patient survival.
Personal story about the use of MOLST – short for Medical Orders for Life-Sustaining Treatment, this a document used to facilitate end of life medical decision-making.
ehospice International Children’s edition
Guests at the Gala Dinner for the ICPCN Conference taking place in Mumbai, India were delighted by an unexpected visit from a Bollywood star who gave his support to children’s palliative care.
For the past 20 years, Zenith Virago at the Natural Death Care Centre (NDCC) has been empowering Australians to make more educated decisions when it comes to death, grief, bereavement and funerals.