Doctor-hastened death would only be appropriate after all other reasonable choices have been exhausted, says the new president of the Canadian Medical Association.
India – Daijiworld
15 participants last week completed a course on palliative care and geriatrics at Kasturba Medical College in Mangalore.
Australia – The Guardian
Access to government-subsidised medical specialists for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people is piecemeal and rife with barriers, says the Royal Australasian College of Physicians.
Bárbara Antunes on facilitating role-playing communication sessions with medical students at King’s College London.
Researchers at the University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire have published a study looking at burnout and death anxiety among hospice social workers.
Palliative Care Australia and Kidney Health Australia have called for improved access to palliative care services for patients living with chronic or end stage kidney disease.