A new EAPC task force is looking at the unique contribution of volunteers in hospice and palliative care
Katherine Irene Pettus, IAHPC Advocacy Officer, reflects on the 67th World Health Assembly.
The Irish Examiner
The only inevitable has preoccupied all cultures and religion, but now in the West we shun it, says Suzanne Harrington.
Oncology Nurse Advisor
Family members caring for patients with advanced cancer benefit from early initiation of phone-based training and support, according to findings from the ENABLE (Educate, Nurture, Advise, Before Life Ends) III study, presented at the 2014 American Society of Clinical Oncology (ASCO) Annual Meeting.
Healthcare providers are reluctant to discuss end-of-life care with heart failure patients and their families because they feel uncomfortable broaching the topic or lack time, according to a new study presented at the Quality of Care and Outcomes Research 2014 Scientific Sessions.
Meet Paul Kiragu, a university student spending his free time as a volunteer at Nyeri Hospice.