Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network
The newly formed special interest group for paediatric palliative care of the APHN plans to build a directory of services in the Asia-Pacific region and is asking those working in the field of paediatric palliative care in the region to complete a survey.
Kuwait News Agency
The Second Palliative Care Conference “Palliative Care … Prospective View,” organised by Kuwait’s Palliative Care Center, is being held from 13 to 15 April.
The Portugal News online
Last week a three-day national conference on palliative care was held in Carvoeiro, Algarve, hosted by the Portuguese palliative care association and attended by professionals and care workers from across the country.
Canada- Manitoulin Expositor
During the first round of debate on the New Democratic Party’s motion on a pan-Canadian palliative care strategy, the government attempted to amend the motion so as to remove the notion of a national ‘strategy’ thus erasing the obligation of the federal government to work with the Provinces.
US- National Journal
Dying of an inoperable brain tumour, 10-year-old Gabriella Miller told Washington to shove it. “Stop talking and start doing,” she said in a video while lobbying Congress for paediatric disease research money.
Jane Mwanyumba from Coast Hospice writes for ehospice about using local media to spread palliative care messages.
When working in a complex environment such as a hospice or palliative care service, there are a host of conflicting agendas and ethical priorities that clinicians and nurses need to take into consideration before making a decision or taking action.