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


Burton Mail

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


The Coloradoan

Proposition 106 offers end-of-life option
Mountain Mail Newspaper
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
Mail Tribune
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
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Our View: No easy answers in end-of-life care – Opinion … – Mail Tribune


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


NW Evening Mail

New suite for end of life patients announced for Barrow's hospital
NW Evening Mail
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)


Charleston Gazette-Mail (subscription)

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


Daily Mail

Councils and gp groups 'overlooking local end of life care needs'
Daily Mail
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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End-of-life care: Assist your loved ones with clear instructions – The Globe and Mail

End-of-life care: Assist your loved ones with clear instructions
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Of course, not every death will result in an epic societal battle about the meaning of life and death. But it is all too common that families are torn apart by fights about end-of-life decisions, a scenario that can be avoided if a person leaves behind

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Why we need better end-of-life policies in seniors’ residences – The Globe and Mail


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Why we need better end-of-life policies in seniors' residences
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Palliative care gets less attention, but it is what most of us will want at the end of life: drugs to relieve agitation, pain, agonal breathing and other symptoms. Nurses can provide soothing medications, but only after doctors have issued

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Want to go out with a bang? Startup records end-of-life wishes – The Globe and Mail


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Want to go out with a bang? Startup records end-of-life wishes
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End-of-life preparation is a hard subject to talk about, he says. “I wanted to make the site vibrant, and that's why I have pictures of people enjoying life. That's what it's more about, it's about being prepared, whether you're 30, 40, 50, 60, any age

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