IAHPC Hospice Palliative Care News Digest July 2013
Recently Dr Derek Doyle was honored with the EAPC Award for 2013, recognising his long and dedicated leadership in the field of palliative medicine in Europe.
Many people are having to make “unacceptable trade-offs” between passing away in their own home and receiving pain-free care at the end of their life, a report from Sue Ryder has warned.
People facing a slow or undignified death should be able to choose how, where and when they die, argues the chief of a leading care home chain.
A desire to go back to her roots means this November Julia Shirtliffe will step down from her manager’s role at East Anglia Children’s Hospice, Quidenham, and return to more hands-on work.
St Luke’s Hospice in Basildon is celebrating a decade of taking its services out to people’s homes when they need them most.
The Welsh NHS is committed to redrawing its ‘contract’ with its patients, according to the Welsh Government’s response to the Francis report on patient neglect in mid-Staffordshire.
Jersey’s Chief Minister’s Department has launched a consultation on developing a charities law for the island, which currently has no charity register or regulator.