People recovering from a stroke should have a well-coordinated medical team to personalise care, optimise quality of life and minimise suffering, according to a scientific statement published in the American Heart Association journal, Stroke.
The fourth annual FHSSA Global Partnership Award was presented to Gilchrist Hospice Care and Nkoaranga Lutheran Hospital Palliative Care Program of Tanzania.
Patients with blood cancers received substantially more aggressive care in their final 30 days of life than those with solid tumors, according to results of a retrospective cohort study.
UK- Marie Curie blog
New research recommends the development of an educational programme for specialist palliative care teams to help them to better care for young adults with a terminal illness.
Voice of Russia UK
Over a quarter of Brits feel uneasy just thinking about death and more than two in five people also feel uneasy discussing anything around the subject, according to a new survey.
The Globe and Mail
An article on the importance of making your wishes known and recorded, whatever your age.
Diversity in Education Blog
Personal account of a recent trip to Ethiopia by an American doctor.
Tara D. Sonenshine argues that it’s time to get nations together to fight cancer together.
ehospice International children’s edition
Alarming numbers extracted from the WHO Immunization Data show what EurActiv calls ‘A silent cull of the world’s children.’
Practitioners and researchers don’t trust each other. This was one of the messages delivered by US Professor of Thanatology Dr David E. Balk at the 2014 Australian Grief and Bereavement Conference in Melbourne.
Palliative care and archaeology are being brought together in a new research project which aims to facilitate conversations around death and dying.
ehospice South Africa
The South African palliative care community particularly the nurses associated with the Hospice Palliative Care Association (HPCA) were sad to learn of the death of this inspiring and generous leader.