For the month of September (2)
Change cultural taboo around dying
Australia – DPS News |While many view conversations on death as a taboo, such conversations are necessary to pave the way forward for palliative care.
Working could help terminally ill
Pro Bono Australia | Contrary to popular belief, working could actually be more beneficial for the terminally ill.
ABC News | Increased funding for palliative care services could lead to significant savings in health costs
Uptake of advance care planning increasing among providers
Australian Ageing Agenda | Following the implementation of a national palliative care program for residential aged care, more people are moving towards advance care planning and end-of-life care.
Easing pain through palliative care
Borneo – The Borneo Post | This article highlights the nature of the palliative care services provided for by the Palliative Care Association Miri.
Government to widen support for cancer patients
The Japan News | As part of the Government’s measures to increase support for cancer patients, palliative care coordinators will be introduced to ease patients’ concerns about receiving palliative care.
Euthanasia: Is it up to public opinion?
Nelson Mail | The role of palliative care for the terminally ill removes the need for legalising physician – assisted suicide.
Let’s talk about living and dying well, today
Asia One | The writer shares about the importance of having end of life conversations. Contrary to taboo and popular belief, such conversations do not hasten death, instead they put life into better perspective.
Ignorance stymies palliative care
Bangkok Post | The main hindrance towards receiving palliative care is a misconception of what it actually entails.