Karen Attwood reports on the remarkable palliative care and support offered by Great Ormond Street’s Louis Dundas Centre – and goes on the road with Dr Finella Craig to meet the parents of three patients, past and present.
Marie Curie blog
To mark lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) history month, Dr Kathryn Almack shares findings from her study funded through the Marie Curie Research Grants Scheme on the experiences, needs and preferences of end of life care for older LGBT people.
The Kent Sussex Academic Health Science Award for end of life care has been won by the ‘Coordinated, safe, integrated’ team, a collaboration of Princess Alice Hospice, Marie Curie, Virgin Care, Ashford and St Peter’s Hospitals and Woking & Sam Beare Hospices.
Family doctors say they are being stretched by government policies that are pushing patients who need specialist care back into the community.
The review will look at how changes made to the Scottish Medicines Consortium process in 2014 have affected patient access to medicines for rare and end of life conditions.
A dying surgeon contemplates his mortality and his vocation in this moving, astute farewell, writes Henry Marsh.
The EAPC has recently been involved in discussions within the EU in preparation for the upcoming United Nations General Assembly Special Session on the World Drug Problem. Dr David Oliver explains the background and why it’s so important for the EAPC to be involved.
Rooney will give large chunk of money raised to Merseyside-based Alder Hey and Claire House Hospice.
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