The 2015 schedule of Palliative Care Events in the Asia Pacific region will be updated monthly on our website under the section “Events“. If you know of any palliative care event or workshops not listed in our schedule, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
Gradual withdrawal of care may make end of life decisions easier.
“GeriPal’s very own Alex Smith recently gave a “Ted-like” talk in which he made the statement that “prognosis needs to be a part of everyday medical care.” Unfortunately, as he so eloquently states in the video (which can be watched here), it isn’t always taken into account.”
Although it’s largely dropped out of the headlines in the USA, the Ebola outbreak continues to ravage West Africa.
Explorer Sir Ranulph Fiennes is to take on “the toughest footrace on Earth” – the Marathon des Sables in Morocco – this year in a bid to raise £2.5 million for Marie Curie and become the oldest Briton ever to complete the race.
ehospice International children’s edition
In December 2014 the International Children’s Palliative Care Network conducted a three-day introduction course in children’s palliative care for healthcare practitioners from the Czech Republic.
A team of volunteer motorcyclists are helping Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice with emergency deliveries of bloods and medications.
Hospice focuses on the unique needs of the patients and families they serve, and this often goes beyond “conventional” healthcare as this story from Michigan shows.