Academic Supportive Oncology Fellowship

By Professor Declan Walsh, Hemby Family Endowed Chair in Supportive Oncology, North Carolina, USA The Department of Supportive Oncology at the Levine Cancer Institute (LCI) is seeking a Fellow to complete a comprehensive post-graduate academic year in their internationally recognized center for supportive care in cancer. About the Fellowship: • Train to become a next […]

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Compassionate Cymru Wales: bold step towards better endings

by Lesley Bethell, steering group chair of Compassionate Cymru, Wales, UK   Introduction Compassionate communities have been seen as one element of public health approaches to end of life care, driven by concerns around scarce resource allocation in the face of unmet need.(1)  One of the drivers for shifting support towards public health here in Wales, […]

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The Development and Implementation of a National Covid-19 Hospital Guideline for Wales

Rhys Jeffries; Simon Barry; Laura Wallis; Chris Davies and Mark Taubert on behalf of the Respiratory Health Implementation Group Wales, the Institute of Clinical Science and Technology and the NHS Wales Health Collaborative, Cardiff, UK Guideline website:  https://covid-19hospitalguideline.wales.nhs.uk/ Introduction: It became evident in early March 2020 that clinical practice in managing COVID-19 varied markedly across […]

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Using Skype during Pandemic Isolation

How Hospitals, Hospices & Care facilities can use Skype to reduce loneliness during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic By James Norris, Director of the Digital Legacy Association, London @JamesNorris   Introduction: Hospitals, hospices and care facilties are starting to limit friends and family members from visiting loved ones. Many people are being asked to self-isolate at […]

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Welsh Future Care Planning Conference 2019

Nikki Pease, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Cardiff, Wales Mark Taubert, National Strategic Lead for Advance/Future Care Planning, NHS Wales Alan Buckle, Patient Representative on National Advance/Future Care Planning Strategy Group for Wales   Representatives from all parts of Wales gathered on a warm spring day at the Sophia Gardens Cricket Stadium, Pontcanna on Friday the […]

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