The number of foreigners traveling to Switzerland to commit assisted suicide doubled over a four-year period, according to a study published in the Journal of Medical Ethics.
Is a good death possible in Australian critical and acute settings?: physician experiences with end of life care
BMC Palliative Care
Article on a study where physicians identified the problematic nature of providing expert palliation in critical and acute settings.
End of life studies blog
Article by Richard Powell, a consultant to the HealthCare Chaplaincy Network and living in Nairobi, Kenya.
US – Health24
Daughters bear the brunt of caregiving duties for elderly parents, and often fill in the gaps left by sons.
“Only after years of rowing the river of grief, dare I suggest that death did me a favour.”
Wall Street Journal
Three quarters of those polled said they would want to know what kind of incurable neurological disorder they had.
ehospice South Africa
Busi Nkosi, Director of Advocacy for ICPCN, reports on the encouraging developments towards the introduction of a children’s palliative care service in Botswana.
ehospice International children’s edition
As part of the ‘moments of life’ campaign in the US a short video looks at how one hospice helps children come to terms with their grief after the loss of a family member or close friend.
Catherine D’Souza writes for ehospice about a recent training in Douala, Cameroon.
Paul Owino was diagnosed with Leukemia and was referred to Nakuru Hospice for management, where he currently volunteers and inspires other patients.