World media roundup – 9 May 2014

Categories: In The Media.

Recognising hospice nurses this National Nurses Week

US- Huffington Post

In America, National Nurses Week runs from 6 to 12 May. This article highlights the great work of hospice nurses.

JAMES: A long road for palliative care strategy

Canada- North Shore News

Next week MP Charlie Angus will ask Parliament to approve his private member’s motion M-456 to establish a Pan-Canadian Palliative and End of life Care Strategy.

National home care and hospice study findings just released


The National Association for Home Care & Hospice (NAHC) announced the release of the largest study in the history of home care on the present and future use of technology, practices and strategies by agencies throughout the US.

How to get paid for planning your death


An Oklahoma senator wants to pass a bill that would pay people to write their end of life directive ahead of time.

Making it easier to talk about the end of life with people affected by heart failure

ehospice UK

A new booklets aims to help anyone caring for someone with heart failure to open up conversations about end of life wishes and preferences.

There’s still time to register for the Touching Rainbows Conference

ehospice International Children’s edition

The Light of My Eyes Foundation in Hungary is organising the “Touching Rainbows” 3rd International Children Hospice Congress on 15 to 16 May in Zsolnay Quarter, Pécs. You can still register for the conference.

What mom really wants for Mother’s Day: a plan to keep her living in her own home

ehospice Canada

Canadians with ageing moms may want to rethink plans for Mother’s Day. Remaining living at home for as long as possible is the absolute top priority for 90% of Canadian moms 55 and older, says a new survey commissioned by Bayshore HealthCare.

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