The Irish Hospice Foundation
The Irish Hospice Foundation and the Forum on End of Life in Ireland have welcomed the publication in The Irish Medical Journal (IMJ) this month of a General Practice based study which found a strongly positive response by patients to a request to consider and record their detailed preferences regarding their own end of life care.
UK- The Telegraph
Phasing out the Liverpool Care Pathway because some medical staff do not know how to use it is ‘extreme’, a leading ethicist has warned.
US- Health Data Management
A Facebook-based advanced care planning platform has been declared the winner of a California HealthCare Foundation design challenge.
Catholic Health Australia and the Australian Catholic Bishops Conference have released a new document which aims to help people start a conversation about their future healthcare needs.
In this article, Libby Sallnow and Sally Paul explain how their recently published research can help hospices think more clearly about community engagement in end of life care.
Despite there being a gap in palliative care provision in Kenya, KICOSHEP is reducing it by enhancing palliative care at the community level.