Irish Hospice Foundation
Taoiseach, Mr Enda Kenny T.D has announced the distribution of grants of €500,000 towards transforming spaces in hospitals for people at end of life.
Doctors at Duke University Hospital have developed a new collaborative model in cancer care that reduced the rates at which patients were sent to intensive care or readmitted to the hospital after discharge.
National Association for Home Care & Hospice
Article by Rev. Jamie Wilson Headley, President & CEO of Dementia Services Group.
A new trial suggests even experienced clinicians benefit from communication skills training… and so do their patients!
Several of the eight films shortlisted for the Best Documentary Short Subject Oscar 2015 cover the subject of death, with three looking at how families cope with incurable or terminal diseases.
The New Indian Express
Director P Seshadri’s next film, Vidaaya (Farewell), deals with the rather serious ideas of death and human mortality.
Serum made from the blood of recovered Ebola patients could be available within weeks in Liberia, one of the countries worst hit by the virus, says the World Health Organization.
The Wall Street Journal
Up to three Ebola-infected people could embark on overseas flights every month from the three most-affected African countries, according to a new study that projected travel patterns based on infection rates and recent flight schedules.
New study aims to bridge the gap between patients and doctors and get Canadians to have important end of life conversations with their doctors.
ehospice International children’s edition
On 11 October this year Dr Anda Jansone from Children’s University Hospital in Latvia was presented with the prestigious A. Priedkalna award for her significant contribution to the development of children’s palliative care in Latvia.
The differences between children’s and adult palliative care services are too wide for young people with life-limiting conditions to negotiate, according to research by Bangor University.