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27 min ago | Kevin, M.D.

Delivering bad news: Don't pass the buck

When I was a fellow, part of our training involved doing consults for patients, most of whom had just learned they had cancer or recurrence of disease.

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Related Topix: Oncology, Medicine, Pancreatic Cancer, Health

4 hrs ago | Kent Online

Four generations of New Ash Green family cycle Brands Hatch for charity

It was an 80th birthday to remember for a man who cycled around Brands Hatch with 22 members of his family to support EllenorLions Hospices.

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6 hrs ago | Truro Daily News

Hospice society teaming up with Sobeys, Foodland for fall campaign

The Colchester East Hants Hospice Society has support this year from select Sobeys and Foodland stores for the program, which runs from Aug. 31 to Sept.

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10 hrs ago | Watford Observer

Kings Langley doctor who was given MBE announces her retirement

A Kings Langley doctor who was awarded an MBE in this year's New Year's Honours List, has announced she will be retiring from her position next year.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Hertfordshire County, England, United Kingdom

11 hrs ago | Kenilworth Weekly News

Clubs join forces for hospices

Saturday 21st June 2014 was the day all of Uckfield's Scouts, Cubs, Beavers and Explorer Scouts came together on Luxford Field to show every one what Scouting is about.

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13 hrs ago | Medical News

First Edition: August 22, 2014

Kaiser Health News : Some Insurers Refuse To Cover Contraceptives, Despite Health Law Requirement Kaiser Health News consumer columnist Michelle Andrews writes: "How much leeway do employers and insurers have in deciding whether they'll cover contraceptives without charge and in determining which methods make the cut? Not much, as it turns out, but ... (more)

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Related Topix: Medicine, The Washington Post Company

17 hrs ago | Health Management

A national review of choices in end of life care

National Council for Palliative Care - This independent review seeks information which will outline the kinds of choices that people would like to be able to make at the end of life and information about the funding, systems and processes that would be needed to enable choices to be acted upon.

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Related Topix: Medicine

Thu Aug 21, 2014

Nanaimo News Bulletin

Island Health doubles beds for hospice

A five-year plan to double hospice beds across Vancouver Island is "encouraging," according to the executive director of the Nanaimo Hospice, who says there's need in every community.

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Capital Weekly

Solace, Hospice & Other End of Life Comforts

Rob Gabe, hospice volunteer and president of the Coastal Family Hospice Volunteers board of directors, discusses Coastal Family Hospice; Lauren Armstrong, LSW, hospice and palliative care social worker for Kno-Wal-Lin Home Care & Hospice, will talk about services offered in its hospice and palliative care program; and Solace will sing songs in the ... (more)

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Berwickshire News

NHS chief defends use of patient boarding at BGH

NHS Borders has refuted allegations of inappropriate use of Margaret Kerr Unit beds to ease pressures elsewhere in Borders General Hospital.

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The Salinas Californian

Palliative care can help patients with incurable diseasePalliative...

Palliative care can help patients with incurable disease Doctors can help patients make decisions that are right for them.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Scoop

Researcher explores end-of-life care for Māori

Attitudes to death and dying have a cultural dimension, so how well does end-of-life and palliative care encompass Maori culture, spiritual beliefs and traditions? Massey University psychology doctoral student Diane Koti is investigating how current end-of-life care models can better incorporate the needs of Maori patients and whanau.

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Aged Care Pledge Needs Better Target, Says Care Agency

Labour's pledge to set up an aged care working group to address industry concerns is good to see, but appears to skirt the obvious issue of a looming lack of beds and carers for our rapidly growing elderly population, says homecare agency Miranda Smith Homecare.

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SeacoastOnline

World War II pilot earns warm salute

They came to thank him for his military service, but 94-year-old Air Force veteran Dean Flemming Sr. wanted everyone to know how thankful he was that people cared enough to honor him.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Air Force, Stratham, NH, Medicine, Newmarket, NH, Hampton, NH, North Hampton, NH

Halifax Courier

A place for spiritual contemplation

Last weekend the hospice announced the completion of two brand new garden spaces, designed to provide a place for spiritual contemplation, counselling sessions and general relaxation for staff, patients and families they support.

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Fleet News and Mail

Son calls on Frimley Hospital to improve end of life care

A Yateley man is unhappy with how his mother was treated during her final few weeks of life and is campaigning for it to improve its end of life care A grieving son is campaigning for Frimley Park Hospital to improve its palliative care following the death of his mother.

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Related Topix: Hampshire County, England, United Kingdom, Medicine, Pancreatic Cancer, Health

Falkirk Herald

New Strathcarron Hospice service will allow people near the end of life to remain at home

A 'first of its kind' service will allow more terminally ill people to choose to spend their final days in the comfort of their own home.

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Related Topix: Medicine, World News, United Kingdom, Central County, Scotland, Nursing

Ham and High

Anger as 'lush cascade of greenery' in Hampstead replaced with bare white wall by town hall

Instead of a "lush cascade of greenery", this bare wall and railing are now all Eve Baxter sees when she looks out of her windows.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Kenilworth Weekly News

Leamington solicitors join Patsy for Myton Hospices fundraiser

Staff at Alsters Kelly solicitors in Leamington with Sara Revell from Myton Hospice and the new Moonlight Walk mascot Patsy.

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Chilliwack Times

Docs debate thorny end-of-life care question

Doctors tackled the delicate question of medically assisted death on Tuesday at a session devoted to end-of-life care at the annual conference of the Canadian Medical Association.

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Related Topix: Medicine, Family Practice

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