East End Review
St Joseph’s Hospice nurse Carolyne Barber has won the Best Newcomer Award in the International Garden Photographer of the Year Competition.
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Paula Smith, manager of St Clare’s Hospice, is skydiving with boyfriend Guy Hildreth in hope of raising £700 for the hospice.
The Elstree Cancer Centre is offering men free prostate cancer checks in return for a donation to Peace Hospice Care.
About 80 terminally ill Scots are expected to take their own lives every year if assisted suicide is legalised, according to the MSP behind the proposal.
“With the need to ease pressures on the NHS topping the electorate’s policy wishlist, improved care for terminally ill people can play a major part in reducing the burden on A&E departments,” writes Phil McCarvill, head of policy and public affairs at Marie Curie.
Professor Allan Kellehear will speak about the Compassionate City Charter at the 4th International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference in Bristol in May this year.
The Kerala Human Rights Commission has responded to a petition by Pallium India to make palliative care and pain control available throughout the state.
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A visit to children in hospital with palliative care needs by Dr Sibongiseni Dhlomo highlights an encouraging move towards integration of palliative care into provincial health services.
The National Gallery of Australia each month runs a popular ‘First Friday with a Friend’ tour in Canberra for people living with dementia and their carers.