Palliative in Practice
All this week, the Palliative in Practice blog is posting videos of people sharing their stories of how they got involved in palliative care.
Franco De Conno and Heidi Blumhuber share memories of Geoffrey Hanks, founding member and a former president of the EAPC.
US- Life Matters Media
Despite the growing number of Americans seeking end of life care, the number of short stays in hospice is troublesome, and a sign that caregivers and the hospice industry see as a major lack of awareness about a key service for the dying.
US- PR Web
The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine and Hospice Education Network have launched a number of new online learning courses.
Commentary on a recent paper in JAMA about palliative care communication.
US- UJA-Federation of New York
A web-based resource initiative called the Center for Jewish End of Life Care aims to increase awareness and understanding of end of life care in the Jewish community and provide support and assistance to families.
The Winter Session of Parliament, which begins on 5 December 2013, will see the consideration of the long awaited Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Bill, which if passed will make opioids available and accessible throughout the country.
Dr Zipporah Ali recently had a interview on ecancer tv about advance prostate cancer and the care needed for such patients.
Hospice Tororo in Uganda provides ehospice with an update on what has happened to a 10 year old caregiver since her mother’s death in August.
The Honourable Alice Wong, Minister of State (Seniors), announced today the launch of the new caregivers portal on seniors.gc.ca, a central source of information for seniors, their families and caregivers.