Health Minister Godfrey Farrugia highlighted the increasing need for palliative care, while speaking at Hospice Malta’s biennial conference.
Prince William, Kate Middleton will visit Manly on their three-week trip to Australia and New Zealand
Australia- The Telegraph
The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge will visit the children’s hospice Bear Cottage on their visit to Australia in April.
Greece- TO BHMA
With over 8 million euros in unpaid bills, a hospice in Greece faces closure, while the hospice’s employees have not been paid in eight months.
The Moscow Times
Moscow’s head oncologist, Anatoly Makhson calls the situation with palliative care in Russia “catastrophic.”
New Zealand- Scoop
The Harcourts Foundation is supporting the Guardian Angels Charitable Trust, which aims to minimise financial stressors for families with babies, children and young people who have been referred to the Paediatric Palliative Care Service at Starship Hospital.
The subtle distinction between acute grief and major depression, which is often difficult to make, is at the heart of a long-running and contentious debate in the psychiatric world.
Alzheimer’s may be the nation’s third-most deadly killer, according to a study that suggests many more Americans die from the disease than is known.
People with HIV are more likely to die from many common cancers than the rest of the US population, according to a large US comparative study.
Dr James Cleary, director of the Pain and Policy Studies Group at the University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, will collaborate with the African Palliative Care Association to train in-country champions who will improve access to medications needed to relieve cancer pain.
The Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA) is proud to announce a new partnership with the Canadian Association for Spiritual Care (CASC).
As part of his PhD research at City University London, Antonio Pangallo is developing a way of measuring psychological resilience among palliative care workers. Here he writes for ehospice about resilience and the factors that can affect how well we ‘bounce back’ from adversity.
Australian Change Day encourages all those in the health and social services arena to make a pledge to improve their life or the lives of those around them in some way, shape or form.