Ireland- The Journal
A study has recommended that consultants receive specialist training on how to support parents who experience a stillbirth or perinatal bereavement.
BMC Palliative Care
Men in terminal care are more reluctant than women to enter into discussion regarding their own impending death in clinical settings.
France- Annals of Intensive Care
In selected clinical situations with suitable palliative care, one quarter of respondents were in favour of a law authorising administration of lethal drugs to patients.
Canada- Meridian Booster
Lloydminster has been selected as a case study site by a team of researchers for a national-scale study on palliative care in rural Canada.
The Action Mill blog
This is the first post in a series about how the public and caregivers talk about end of life care.
About six in ten Canadians believe that it’s extremely important to talk to someone about their end of life care preferences – but a new poll indicates that only 45% have done so.
ehospice International children’s edition
In this article, Dr Julia Ambler, co-founder of the South African organisation Umduduzi, Hospice Care for Children in KwaZulu Natal, describes perinatal palliative care and when it should be provided.
You don’t come here to die, but to learn about living – the importance of peer support in palliative care
For people with a terminal diagnosis, the companionship of those who know what they are going through is a critical part of their care.
Starting a charity or not for profit (NFP) organisation can be one of the most challenging tasks for even the most business savvy entrepreneur. But ultimately, the organisation’s success relies on one key factor; money.
Hospice experiences and approaches to support and assess family caregivers in managing medications for home hospice patients: A providers survey – An NHPCO summary.