Patients who have made clear they do not want to be given life-saving treatment if their condition deteriorates could be being kept alive against their will because of delays in processing paperwork registering their wishes, lawyers have warned.
Birmingham’s John Taylor Hospice is campaigning to change the lives of people with dementia by raising awareness of the disease in local communities.
Former British number one Tim Henman was given a tour of Naomi House and Jacksplace to see first-hand the work the charity does for life-limited and life-threatened youngsters.
Dr David Oliver, EAPC board member and honorary professor at University of Kent, describes key activities that were discussed at the latest board meeting held in Bucharest.
The Huffington Post blog
Dr Mark Taubert writes: “This is a long article. But complexities surrounding Do Not Resuscitate forms don’t allow for skim reading, and much recent reporting has been sensationalist hogwash.”
Tech Insider asks Dr Mark Taubert, a palliative care doctor specialising in grief and social media, whether sharing funeral selfies is healthy.
BBC New Magazine
Murdered soldier Lee Rigby’s mother says she has felt daily chest pains since her son’s death. Why does bereavement affect some people this way?
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