As part of ICPCN’s celebration of its 10th anniversary, it has taken a look at 10 ways in which palliative care for children is unique and different from palliative care for adults.
Governments in 12 European countries are to implement the recommendations of research into why more patients are not receiving essential painkillers.
The New India Times
The City Corporation plans to extend the services of its palliative care programme ‘Santhwanam’ to more areas in the Corporation limits.
The Washington Post
A federal watchdog has warned – yet again – that financial incentives in Medicare may be warping the ways that hospice care works in the U.S.
Large multi-agency, multi-state hospices are fast becoming the primary source of end of life care in the U.S.
‘Miraculous’ recoveries throw nuance into end of life care conversations.
Malaysia – The Star
The Star Health and Ageing Panel writes about the importance of open family communication in terminal illness.
Leanne M. Yanni, MD writes about the value of a palliative care consult in managing difficult conversations towards the end of life.
In the second of three articles on breaking bad news, Chrissie Giles considers the best time for doctors to talk to their patients about end of life care.
A new app allows consumers to digitize their voice and thoughts in a legal advance care plan that is secure in the cloud and available 24/7 anywhere in the world.
ehospice South Africa
Meet the boys who are currently travelling across South Africa to raise funds for St Francis Care Centre in Boksburg, a hospice and Aids care facility.