Palliative Care Newswire (Page 7)

Palliative Care Newswire (Page 7)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Palliative Care. (Page 7)

Results 121 - 140 of 20,952 in Palliative Care

  1. Former vice president Biden in tribute to carers during emotional Mayo visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Independent.ie

    ... the visit to his ancestral homeland to turn the sod at the site of Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation's new palliative care unit. The new 14-bed unit will be built on HSE land in Knockaphunta, Castlebar, now in the ownership of the foundation. Mr ...

    Comment?

  2. St David's Hospice Care vision becomes lauded reality, as inpatient unit formally opened in NewportRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | South Wales Argus

    ... to patients. He was clearly impressed by what he saw. "The team at St David's Hospice Care has developed a palliative care model which is universally recognised as an example of first class care," he said. "Now that the new building is complete and ...

    Comment?

  3. MJHS Ranks Above National Average Across All Categories On New CMS Hospice Compare WebsiteRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Newkerala.com

    NEW YORK, Sept. 12, 2017 : MJHS, a leading hospice and palliative care program based in New York, has scored higher than the national average in every category of the new Hospice Compare ranking system, an online database recently launched by the Centers for Medicare Medicaid Services .

    Comment?

  4. Diss dad Wayne Lightning tells of heartache at losing son Jake, at just five weeks oldRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Eastern Daily Press

    Wayne, 32, and Charlotte Keegan, 25, with their son, Jake Lightning, who was given a 1pc chance of seeing his first birthday when he was born on 14 August, 2015. He lived only five weeks.

    Comment?

  5. Many May Get Hospice Care Too LateRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Drugs.com

    ... sooner with older persons who are approaching the end of their lives," Gill added. The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) points out that while stand-alone hospice centers do exist, in most cases, hospice care does not entail ...

    Comment?

  6. Bryant Gibson Mason, Sr.Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 10 | The Taylorsville Times

    ... this obituary was too long. The family would like to thank Kathy Brent, and the in-home staff of Hospice and Palliative Care of Iredell County.

    Comment?

  7. Shedding new light on hospice care: no need to wait for the 'brink of death'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | PhysOrg Weblog

    A few weeks ago, Kathy Brandt's 86-year-old mother was hospitalized in Florida after a fall. After rushing to her side, Brandt asked for a consult with a palliative care nurse.

    Comment?

  8. UK 'ill prepared' for death and dyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... approach to death and dying by better joining up different services. These include insufficient access to palliative care; lack of support for families whose children are dying; inadequate and badly reformed bereavement benefits; growing funeral ...

    Comment?

  9. 'Postcode lottery' for dying children's care, report findsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | BBC News

    The report says Scotland is "leading the way" in ensuring the right care is available to all, but the rest of the UK must follow suit. The IPR, based at the University of Bath, blamed a "piecemeal" approach to polices around palliative care and helping the bereaved for a wide difference in services across the UK - notably for children.

    Comment?

  10. VUMC and Bayer agree on strategic research alliance to develop new therapies for kidney diseasesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Medical News

    Vanderbilt University Medical Center and Bayer have agreed on a five-year strategic research alliance to evaluate new drug candidates for the treatment of kidney diseases, with the goal of accelerating the translation of innovative approaches from the laboratory to pre-clinical development. Patients suffering from end-stage renal disease face dialysis, transplantation or palliative care as their only therapeutic options.

    Comment?

  11. Chef serves those in hospice with platefuls of comfort foodRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Columbus Dispatch

    ... service.” Mrus, 57, has partnered with an area hospice-care company, first with Acclaim Hospice and Palliative Care and more recently with Vitas Healthcare. Vitas employees determine which of their patients might be candidates for a Culinary ...

    Comment?

  12. Sky's the limit for Pooee and LouiseRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 12 | Borders Today

    A pair of adventure-loving friends from St Boswells have went above and beyond to raise 2,800 for two Borders charities. Pooee Pitman and Louise Taylor jumped 10,000 feet from a plane last month to raise money for the Margaret Kerr palliative care unit at the Borders General Hospital and The Lavender Touch, a Borders-wide cancer support charity.

    Comment?

  13. Parking pain cure soon for FlindersRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | NEWS.com.au

    ... in services at Flinders Medical Centre, with the new state-of-the-art, 55-bed rehabilitation unit, 15-bed palliative care service and 30-bed older persons mental health service opening later this year," Prof O'Keefe said. Bedford Park Residents ...

    Comment?

  14. Gorgeous New Annual Christmas BaubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Scoop

    Farmers with Hospice New Zealand Pick Talented Young Designer to Create a Gorgeous New Annual Christmas Bauble, Fundraising for Those in Need! With a breath-taking design championing the Tui and Pohutukawa Tree, young designer Jemma Smith follows FLOX and Michel Tuffery in taking up the honour of designing the annual Farmers Hospice Christmas Bauble. A must-have for the Christmas season, these baubles will be sold by Farmers stores throughout New Zealand with 100% of the $10 purchase price going directly to the hospice in each store's region - supporting local communities throughout Aotearoa.

    Comment?

  15. Herald View: Scotland leads UK but more debate is needed on deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Sunday Herald

    ... A rapidly ageing population means this collective averting of eyes cannot continue. From a lack of access to palliative care, to problems with paying for funerals to shortages of burial space, to ensuring people have made wills, we need to become ...

    Comment?

  16. Comment: Scotland has seen significant advances in the delivery of end of life careRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Sunday Herald

    A report published by the University of Bath highlights that Scotland 'is leading the way' with progressive policies for end of life care. I have worked in palliative care for 25 years and over that time have seen significant advancements in Scotland in how we plan, prioritise and deliver palliative care.

    Comment?

  17. Experts say the rest of the UK should learn from Scotland to stop death preparation "neglect"Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Sunday Herald

    ... from the airwaves, and barely registering in the public debate". That has meant insufficient access to palliative care, sack of support for families whose children are dying, inadequate and badly reformed bereavement benefits and what it described ...

    Comment?

  18. Hospice & Palliative Care hosting quarterly book talk Wednesday in PotsdamRead the original story

    Monday Sep 11 | North Country Now

    Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley invites community members to join them for their quarterly book discussion group Wednesday, Sept. 13, from 5-6:30 p.m. at the Hospice Center, 6805 U.S. Highway 11. Hospice's Book group discusses books on issues related to aging, illness, caregiving and end-of-life and is facilitated by hospice volunteer manager Linda CaamaA o.

    Comment?

  19. Stanka KratohvilRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 11 | Watertown Daily Times

    ... At Stanka's request, there will not be a service. Donations may be made in Stanka's name to Hospice and Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 US-11, Potsdam, NY 13676. Arrangements are with the Donaldson-Seymour Funeral Home, where memories ...

    Comment?

  20. Hospice offering suicide grief support program in Potsdam starting Sept. 13Read the original story

    Monday Sep 11 | North Country Now

    Hospice & Palliative Care of St. Lawrence Valley, 6805 U.S. Highway 11, will offer a "Living Shattered Dreams Grief Workshop" for those navigating loss from a suicide. The six-week grief support program is to help those left behind by a suicide will be offered to community members by Hospice Bereavement Services on Wednesday nights from Sept.

    Comment?