Palliative care, the importance of hospices in Valtellina

Ten beds at the Sondalo hospital, as many at the Morbegno hospital, for a total of twenty activated beds, to which is added the activity carried out at the patient’s home: this is how the commitment of Asst Valtellina and Alto Lario towards people who cannot heal, followed up daily to alleviate their suffering and … Read more

The Social Democrats – a palliative musical

“The Social Democrats – the musical”, which is currently playing at Stockholm’s Stadsteater, is a resourceful collection of social democratic couplets, which twist and turn the inner life of the Social Democrats and their current bewilderment and identity crisis. That is written by Håkan A Bengtsson. Not that many politicians and political parties take a … Read more

“Palliative patient identification requires ‘performance’ fee” (KCE)

In our country, palliative patients receive financial support, but this is not always sufficient and it is mainly granted only in the very last phase of life. The Federal Knowledge Center for Health Care (KCE) investigated how this financial support could be better tailored to the individual needs of these people… but found that, unfortunately, … Read more

Solidarity condominiums, palliative care, caregivers: here are all the new arrivals for the elderly

Italia by Andrea Gagliardi Final go-ahead from the Chamber to the bill that governs some delegations to the Government regarding policies in favor of the elderly. Among the objectives: support for vulnerable people, construction of community houses and taking charge of the person for the enhancement of home services 2′ of reading Final green light … Read more

Jornal Médico – Study intends to analyze the role of FGM in Palliative Care

Miguel David Natal, specialist in General and Family Medicine (FGM), attending the Master in Palliative Care at the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Lisbon, intends to carry out a study on the theme “General and Family Medicine in the Face of Palliative Care. Palliative Actions and PC Training”. In this sense, and with … Read more

Terminally ill GP fights for better palliative care: ‘You can mean so much’

“It may sound stupid”, says general practitioner Mirjam Willemsen, “but I’ve never had much experience with births, babies and maternity visits. In my practice I paid more attention to people in their last phase of life, people who are no longer getting better. You can mean so much to them. Support, talk, set goals. What … Read more

Palliative care continues to grow: “In support of patients and their families”

Davide Cassinelli and Raffaella Bertè A continuously growing trend that counts 1,400 outpatient services, with about 600 new patients; 700 patients followed in the hospices of Piacenza and Borgonovo and 350 patients followed at home through about a thousand visits. These are the growing numbers concerning the transversal assistance offered by the Ausl of Piacenza … Read more

Pelé not responding to chemo: palliative care

Dramatic indiscretion from “A Folha” on the health conditions of the former champion after the removal of a tumor on his intestine New rumors from Brazil on health conditions of Skin. According to “A Folha” reports, the former green-gold star is not would be more responsive to chemotherapy which he has undergone since last September … Read more

The symptom collapsed! Pele is not responding to chemo, is receiving ‘palliative’ treatment.

Brazil legend Pele was moved into palliative treatment. after the body stops responding to chemotherapy (chemo), according to local media reports The 82-year-old former superstar was hospitalized last week. cause concern to football fans around the world Although Pele’s Instagram account posted the news that there was nothing to worry about. The Albert Einstein Hospital … Read more

Collaboration of informal care for people with incurable cancer and their loved ones: bridging the gap between oncological & palliative informal care

Despite all the good developments in medical care in the Netherlands, unfortunately more than 100 people die of cancer every day. Also, in one in five people, the disease has already spread to other parts of the body at the time of diagnosis. Unfortunately, the prognosis of people with metastatic cancer is poor. Timely palliative … Read more