Dr Claud Regnard, a consultant in palliative care medicine, suggests the media, government and Neuberger panel were wrong to blame the Liverpool Care Pathway and questions whether the ban was justified and will benefit patients.
Appeal court judges have cleared the way for a family to continue their legal challenge over the way decisions are made not to attempt resuscitation of critically ill patients in England.
Dr Catherine Walshe will join Prof Sheila Payne as Co-Director of the International Observatory on End of Life Care.
Sara Morley, the first chief executive of Salisbury Hospice charity, is leaving to set up her own business.
A new project has been launched which sees volunteers supporting St Richard’s Hospice patients in their own homes throughout the town.
“You just want to make the last part of someone’s life as good as it can be,” says bank nurse Janet Rigby who works at St John’s Hospice in Lancaster.
Michael Tapley, Medical Director at Willow Wood Hospice, explains the background to the article ‘Dementia at the end of life: what can hospices do?’, published in the European Journal of Palliative Care.
Music therapy can help teenagers and young people cope better when faced with treatment for cancer, a study in Cancer journal suggests.