US – Reuters Health
A new study at one medical centre in the US found that less than half of patients who underwent a risky heart surgery completed an advanced directive to guide their care in the event they could no longer articulate their wishes.
Pallium India’s consultant Dr Nandini Vallath recently had an audience with the Lord Mayor of Belfast, Councillor Nichola Mallon.
A report by Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, on her recent work as Advocacy Officer for Palliative Care and Human Rights for the International Association of Hospice and Palliative Care.
A line-up of bioethicists, law scholars and legal and health practitioners from around the world will speak at the first international conference on end of life in August, at QUT’s Australian Centre for Health Law Research.
Article on Australian Philip Nitschke, who is known as ‘Dr Death’ but sees himself as a human rights advocate who connects people with the tools to end their lives on their own terms.
Grief expert Edy Nathan details five warning signs that sex may be used to cope with grief.
The African Palliative Care Association and the True Colours Trust have announced that they are now accepting applications for the palliative care development in Africa small grants programme.
ehospice International children’s edition
This short video has recently been made to highlight the important and often life saving work being done by KidzCan in Zimbabwe.
Hundreds of thousands of Australians who don’t take their heart medicines as prescribed can now better manage their dosage and routine through a new National Heart Foundation smart phone app.