World media roundup 7 October 2013

Categories: In The Media.

Dealing With Bereavement

UK- Huffington Post 

Beautifully written blog post by Beth Phillips, a young widow coping with bereavement and motherhood. 

Use of the Palliative Care Outcome Scale (POS) is growing in Africa

Africa- APCA

Report on the workshop on the APCA-POS at the recent APCA/HPCA conference in Johannesburg, South Africa. APCA’s research manager will be part of a team that will submit a journal article outlining the growth and implementation of the APCA African POS later this year.

Film, panel to hit on need for family’s talk about end-of-life care

US- Rockford Register Star 

A case of successfully communicated end of life wishes leads into information about: ‘Consider the Conversation,’ a theatrical film series designed to encourage people to talk about their end-of-life wishes. 

Warren Wheeler, M.D., of Nathan Adelson Hospice Named a Top Leader in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

US- Navada Business

The American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine Honors the Specialty’s Visionaries.

NHPCO 2013 Creative Arts Contest


The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) of the US shares the winners of their 2013 Creative Arts Contest.

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