Courtney Dunithan: West Virginia needs more palliative care options (Daily Mail) – Charleston Gazette-Mail


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Courtney Dunithan: West Virginia needs more palliative care options (Daily Mail)
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With a grant from the Claude Worthington Benedum Foundation and assistance from the West Virginia University Foundation, the West Virginia Center for End-of-Life Care conducted a statewide survey to examine West Virginians' knowledge of and attitudes …

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End-of-life chatbot helps patients make tough decisions | Daily Mail … – Daily Mail


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End-of-life chatbot helps patients make tough decisions | Daily Mail …
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The expert behind the chatbot, from Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, claims it operates within specific boundaries to avoid dangerous advise.

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The end-of-life chatbot that could help terminally ill patients make difficult final decisions – Daily Mail


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The end-of-life chatbot that could help terminally ill patients make difficult final decisions
Daily Mail
An end-of-life chatbot that helps terminally ill patients struggling with tough decisions is being tested by researchers. The tablet-based bot uses a cartoon avatar and multiple choice questions (pictured) to help guide people near the end of their
This chatbot is helping the terminally ill make end-of-life plansAberdeen Evening Express

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East Staffordshire relying too heavily on volunteers to provide end-of-life care, watchdog claims – Burton Mail


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East Staffordshire relying too heavily on volunteers to provide end-of-life care, watchdog claims
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Research led by Healthwatch Staffordshire has revealed "gaps and inconsistencies" in the way end-of-life care is delivered. The body's investigation discovered weaknesses in "advance care planning" – the process during which someone who is dying …

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Proposition 106 offers end-of-life option – Mountain Mail Newspaper


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Proposition 106 offers end-of-life option
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Among several initiatives on the November ballot is Proposition 106, which would create the Colorado End-of-life Options Act to allow people with a terminal illness to request and receive a physician's prescription for a self-administered medical aid
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Election Watch: Prop 106, End of Life Options – KOAA.com …KOAA.com Colorado Springs and Pueblo News

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Our View: No easy answers in end-of-life care – Mail Tribune


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Our View: No easy answers in end-of-life care
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Bill Harris' fight to honor the wishes of his wife, Nora, suffering from the late stages of Alzheimer's disease, is a heart-wrenching story that cries out for some kind of resolution. But the issues involved are complex, and there are no easy answers
Oregon orders woman spoon-fed despite end-of-life directiveThe Register-Guard

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Our View: No easy answers in end-of-life care – Opinion …
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Bill Harris' fight to honor the wishes of his wife, Nora, suffering from the late stages of Alzheimer's disease, is a heart-wrenching story that cries out for some kind …
Oregon orders woman spoon-fed despite end-of-life directive | Local …The Register-Guard

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New suite for end of life patients announced for Barrow’s hospital – NW Evening Mail


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New suite for end of life patients announced for Barrow's hospital
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FGH Ward 9 manager Michelle Mclaughlin said: "We are seeing more patients choosing to be nursed on ward 9 as their preferred place of care when approaching end of life. "As a result, we would like to be able to give patients the opportunity to receive

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Daily Mail editorial: End-of-life bill opens lines of communication – Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)


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Daily Mail editorial: End-of-life bill opens lines of communication
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No one wants to talk about dying. However, it's a part of life and something every family must contend with eventually. Sometimes it is difficult for families and care givers to address or even discuss end-of-life care to ensure their loved ones

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Councils and gp groups ‘overlooking local end of life care needs’ – Daily Mail


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Councils and gp groups 'overlooking local end of life care needs'
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Professor Julia Verne, clinical lead for Public Health England's National End of Life Care Intelligence Network, said: "There are a number of existing services doing good work to make sure people end their days with options and access to high quality

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