Palliative Care Newswire (Page 2)

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  1. Author of Quebec assisted dying law not okay with MUHC's new transfer policyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | CJAD

    ... organization - has to be centred around the patient," she said. News broke Tuesday a recent patient in the palliative care ward had requested assisted dying treatment, but had to be moved to another unit because palliative care as a policy will not ...


  2. News Briefs: Informational workshop on Lafayette School District boardRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Inside Bay Area

    ... that serve seniors Speakers in the gymnasium include Dr. Sandra Karpenko, John Muir Health director of palliative care; Anne Ornelas, executive director of Lamorinda Village; Lafayette Senior Commission; Ann Thomas, president of Hearing Loss ...


  3. Site selected for free-standing Langley hospice facilityRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Aldergrove Star

    Fraser Health has offered a site at 52 Avenue and 219A Street for the construction of a 15-bed facility to provide palliative care to patients in Langley - something the society has been working toward for 30 years. The Fraser Health property is located just down the hill from Langley Memorial Hospital, and backs onto residential lots with a significant easement area.


  4. Author of Quebec's medical dying law takes issue with MUHC procedureRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CTV

    ... In mid-April, a patient at the MUHC received medical help to die. This patient had to be moved out of the palliative care unit to another unit at the MUHC to receive the service, because the palliative care unit has a policy not to provide ...


  5. Lethal cancer delays blasted: NHS can't hit waiting time target for treatmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Daily Record

    ... he first visited his doctor. And by June 9, when he started radiotherapy, he was told it would only be a palliative care treatment because his condition was terminal. David, a former senior industrial engineer in Kilmarnock, said: "I was always more ...


  6. MUHC rethinking palliative care unit's exemption from providing assisted deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CBC News

    The MUHC's head of professional services, Dr. Ewa Sidorowicz, said MUHC may 'adjust' its policy which requires a palliative-care patient who requests an assisted death to transfer out of the unit. The McGill University Health Centre is reconsidering a policy that requires patients seeking a doctor-assisted death to transfer out of its palliative care unit.


  7. Betz named BB&T a Hospice Heroa by Hospice of the BluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Floyd County Times

    ... dist., shares his personal experience through continuing medical education presentations on hospice and palliative care for physicians. Early in his career, he was the medical director for a hospice and palliative care program in Kansas City. His ...


  8. Families see better end-of-life care for cancer than other diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Reuters

    ... at several factors associated with higher-quality end-of-life care, including whether patients received a palliative care consultation in the last 90 days of life, whether they had a do-not-resuscitate order in place when they died, and whether they ...


  9. Austin Clarke remembered for breaking barriers for black writersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Langley Advance

    ... said his health had been ailing in the last couple of years, with symptoms of dementia, and he was in palliative care in recent weeks. Clarke was known for exploring the Caribbean immigrant experience in his 11 novels, six short-story collections, ...


  10. Type of Disease May Dictate End-Of-Life CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | MedlinePlus

    Patients who have cancer or dementia tend to receive more end-of-life care than those dying from other conditions, a new study of Veteran Affairs hospitals finds. The study also found that fewer cancer and dementia patients died in intensive care units, because these patients had more palliative care and end-of-life planning, such as do-not-resuscitate orders, than people with other serious illnesses.


  11. Disease Type may Lead to End-of-Life CareRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | I4U Future Technology News

    ... do. The study found out that cancer and dementia patients did not normally die in ICUs. The level of palliative care and planned last stage provision of medicines were different for cancer and dementia patients. The other diseases that were looked ...


  12. MUHC exempts Palliative Care Unit from assisted dying lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | CJAD

    Patients being cared for at the Palliative Care Unit at the MUHC who wish to take advantage of the new assisted dying law must first transfer out of the unit. Le Devoir reports the hospital has adopted an internal policy which exempts doctors at the Palliative Care Unit from performing assisted dying.


  13. Fundraising walk in memory of BrianRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Derry Today

    ... with 14 beds, an outpatient facility with nine consulting rooms and facilities for rehabilitation specialist palliative care and support services. Patients can be in treatment for six months with weekly to three weekly visits to the unit for ...


  14. Your View: Doctors, patients need to talk about end-of-life care planningRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday |

    ... and goals. The hearing came on the heels of a star-studded event hosted by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization for Capitol Hill's legislative community to hear about HFA's “Being Mortal” campaign from Dr. Gawande and ...


  15. How much should Ottawa spend on health? It's complicatedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | The Globe and Mail

    ... it has promised $3-billion over four years. Other federal priorities include pharmacare, mental health, and palliative care, all of which have some traction in various provinces. Practically, the way to address this in a decentralized health system ...


  16. Kells Masonic Lodge provides boost for NI Children's HospiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Ballymena Today

    ... "Every pound locally raised will have a positive impact in ensuring we continue to provide specialist palliative care for the children, young people and their families. "Last year we cared for 300 life-limited children living across Northern ...


  17. Type of illness, race can lead to end-of-life care disparityRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | WWLP

    ... Internal Medicine on Sunday. Patients with cancer or dementia tend to have higher rates of consultations by palliative care specialists and more do-not-resuscitate orders, and fewer tend to die in hospital intensive care units, said Dr. Melissa ...


  18. New Video Communicates the Benefits of Hospice Care to Diverse AudienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Freshnews

    The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization is thrilled to release a video translated in Mandarin Chinese highlighting how hospice care can help patients and families navigate end-of-life challenges. "The Journey of Grandma Luk" is part of the " Moments of Life: Made Possible by Hospice " campaign, a national public awareness campaign created by NHPCO to help the public understand how hospice and palliative care supports patients and families live as fully as possible, despite a terminal illness.


  19. Keeping vacant Prince Edward Home running waste of money, says FoxRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | CBC News

    ... has been vacant now for over a year. The province has paid about $65,000 to heat the former nursing home and palliative care building since it closed in March of 2015. "Why do we continue to allow this to happen in the province?" asked Opposition ...


  20. Press release distribution, EDGAR filing, XBRL, regulatory filingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 27 | Business Wire

    Saudi Arabia is anticipated to have t... Hospice of the West Partners with Turn-Key Health, Brings First Predictive Analytics and Platform to Deliver Community-Based Palliative Care in Maricopa County, Arizona )--Hospice of the West announces partnership with Turn-Key Health to align community-based palliative care providers with Medicare ACO and Medicare Advantage plans and benefi... )--Re: First Gulf Bank P.J.S.C. USD 10,000,000.00 MATURING: 14-Jun-2021 ISIN: XS1432491584 PLEASE BE ADVISED THAT THE INTEREST RATE FOR THE PERIOD 13-Jun-2016 TO 13-Sep-2016... )--Fitch Ratings has taken various conforming rating actions on enhanced municipal bonds and tender option bonds corresponding to actions taken on their associated en... United Kingdom Syringes and Needles Market Outlook to 2021 - Key Players are Covidien plc, Nipro Corporation & Terumo Corporation - Research and Markets )--Research ... (more)