World media roundup – 9 January 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Response to misleading WaPo hospice article: part two


The second part of Dr Bruce Scott’s response to the The Washington Post article on hospice care and Medicare which has stirred up debate in the US.

From EAPC early vision to future challenges in palliative care: The importance of medical education


Marilène Filbet, Associate Professor at Lyon University, Chair of the Palliative Medicine Department in CHU de Lyon Sud, France, continues the blog’s special series celebrating the 25th anniversary of the European Association of Palliative Care.

Why I’m not afraid of dying


David Menasche, author of the forthcoming memoir, ‘The priority list: a teacher’s final quest to discover life’s greatest lessons’, tells his personal story.

NIH makes palliative care more attainable for pediatric patients and their families

Health Canal

A campaign just launched by the National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) aims to increase the use of palliative care for children with serious illness.

Giving gifts that palliative patients are in need of

The Borneo Post

The Palliative Care Association of Miri (PCAM) has received a much needed Chinese New Year gift from SNE (Super Nutrients Essence) Sdn Berhad on Tuesday.

Reflections from the front line: Advance Care Planning research

ehospice UK

Sarah Russell, a hospice nurse, educator and researcher, writes exclusively for ehospice on bridging the gap between theory and practice in Advance Care Planning.

Helping Wakhile access her right to education

ehospice International Children’s edition

Denise Mortock, director of The Rocking Horse Project in Swaziland, recounts an uplifting story of the determination of a young girl to continue with her education, despite the odds, and the help she received from her school and as far afield as South Korea to achieve her goals and improve her quality of life.

Religion and palliative care in Nigeria – a delicate balance

ehospice Africa

A recent article published in the Atlantic explores the delicate balance between religion and palliative care in Nigeria.

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