Channel News Asia
The Singapore International Foundation (SIF) on Tuesday (Jan 20) launched a training programme to enhance the practice of palliative care in Jakarta, in partnership with the Indonesia Cancer Foundation, Jakarta (YKI DKI) and pediatric palliative care service Rachel House (RH).
Taipei City Government
The Urban Community Hospice Care Service project, launched on 9 January 9, will see teams of doctors, nurses, pharmacist, dietitians, psychologists, and social workers providing palliative care for the terminally-ill at home.
Discussion on the rise of the for-profit hospice industry and what it means for patients.
US – Star-Tribune
Wyoming hospice providers are raising objections to new legislation that would allow terminally ill patients to end their lives with a doctor’s help.
Article about a new website — GrievingStudents.org — which aims to help teachers and school leaders support grieving children.
End of life studies blog
ehospice International children’s edition
For the first time in the UK, doctors have performed the very first organ transplants from a newborn baby.
The Newham Bereavement Service, run by St Joseph’s Hospice, has been described as being “on the crest of a wave” of joint working between public service providers and local communities. Lourdes Colclough, who set up and manages the service, tells us more.
A report, “Medicare Hospices Have Financial Incentives To Provide Care In Assisted Living Facilities,” released by the Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Inspector General (OIG) examines the provision of hospice care to Medicare beneficiaries in assisted living facilities.