The Supreme Court of Canada is ruling on who has the right to determine when keeping critically ill patients alive crosses the line from treatment to torture.
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A South African version of the UK website Final Fling, which covers all aspects of end of life planning, has been launched.
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After being diagnosed with stage 4 lung cancer earlier this month, Peyton Williams tied the knot with his girlfriend in the back of an ambulance.
The staff of Stockholms Sjukhem Palliative Care Centre in Sweden celebrated this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day by inviting the public to an information event.
The government is being urged to reverse its recent decision to scrap the bereavement grant, which was a once-off payment of €850 to help with the cost of a funeral.
The Ministry of Health, in conjunction with Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), has launched four important National Palliative Care Documents.
A bill to legalise voluntary assisted dying was defeated in the Tasmanian State Legislative Council by two votes.