What do the general public know about palliative care and advance care planning in Northern Ireland?
What do the public know about palliative care and advance care planning in Northern Ireland ? Do you ever think about how you would like to be cared for if you became sick? Have you thought about what is important to you, or do you share the common view in Northern Ireland that “it’s almost superstition: […]
Rethinking supportive relationships among people with life-limiting illness and family caregivers in palliative care
Rethinking supportive relationships among people with life-limiting illness and family caregivers in palliative care Author: Dr Geraldine Foley, Trinity College Dublin Keywords: Palliative care, support, relationship, patients, family caregivers, reciprocity, decision making Family caregiving in palliative care has broadly been defined as the process in which family members, significant others or simply loved ones, provide care to […]
Palliative Care as a Human Right
Palliative Care as a Human Right Author: Dr John Lombard, University of Limerick Keywords: Human Rights, Law, Health, UDHR The concept of a right to palliative care has emerged over the past 20 years. It has been advocated for and expanded upon in journal articles, statements, resolutions, and international declarations. It has been put forward as a […]