Slovakia- EAPC Blog
Eugenia Larjow, sociologist at the University Hospital of Bonn, Germany, and member of the ATOME (Access to Opioid Medication in Europe) Project Management Team, on the recent ATOME conference held in Bratislava, Slovakia.
Uganda- Daily Monitor
Infrastructure and manpower to facilitate access to palliative care in Uganda has doubled over the past two years.
Malaysia- The Star Online
Feature on Hospice Klang, a charitable, non-governmental organisation that has offered palliative care services for free since opening in 1995.
The New Indian Express
Pallium Care patients have been exhibiting their art work at a local gallery.
Death in Venice will focus partially on the changing design of hospitals, places that many people die in every year.
Feature on Kashi Labh Mukti Bhavan, a hospice in the city of Varanasi, India. To take God’s name and die in Varanasi is to attain moksha, a term that can be interpreted in many ways but is generally understood by Hindus to mean freedom for the soul, a release from the constant cycle of rebirth.
Three American bioethicists have criticised Belgium’s new law permitting children with a terminal illness to choose euthanasia.
US- Health Canal
Benefits often coexist with the negative and stressful outcomes for parents who have a child born with or later diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, says a recent study.
US- Medical Xpress
Attitudes toward end of life resource allocation differ for patients with cancer and their caregivers and for physicians, according to a study published in JAMA Otolaryngology-Head & Neck Surgery.
US -Oncology Nursing News
Palliative care is the new buzzword in the hospital environment, writes Helen Foley.
US- Health Affairs Blog
Article about the Choosing Wisely campaign and reducing overuse of unnecessary procedures and treatments.
Blog on a recent article which explored what changes an ICU doctor’s intention to discuss withdrawal of life support in a family meeting.
Personal story from Sherry Reisner about how starting difficult conversations about hospice and end of life care is a sign of how much families love each other.
North Dakota State University Center for Nursing students visited palliative care patients over the Easter Holiday as part of their expanded nursing program annual trip to Kenya.
Stephen Sutton is a 19-year-old facing a terminal cancer diagnosis, but this extraordinary teenager has managed to make the most of his tragic situation, raising £2 million for charity by telling his story on social media.
Care Dimensions’ Kaplan House in Massachusetts featured on National Public Radio this weekend.