The Huffington Post
Health minister Ben Gummer on the government’s response to the Review of End of Life Care.
Birmingham City University
Chief executive of Birmingham St Mary’s Hospice, Tina Swani, is to be honoured as Birmingham City University’s alumni of the year.
Work began in September on the hospice, which will be the first children’s hospice in Berkshire and is due to open next summer.
Penny Christie and therapy dog Noah have secured five new TVs for patients and staff at Kirkcaldy’s Victoria Hospital.
A shortage of nurses in the UK will continue for years to come and could get worse, experts are predicting.
The New York Times
“Experts have urged doctors to talk about the elephants in the room, especially at the end of life. But two recent studies show how achingly slow progress has been.”
Refugees and slum dwellers dying without palliative care are among the world’s hidden people, or ‘Huldufólks’
End of life studies blog
Dr Shahaduz Zaman writes about his visit to Korail, a slum in Bangladesh, as part of the University of Glasgow’s Global Interventions at the End of Life project.
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