Back in college, doctors told the young and ambitious student Eric Dishman that he had at most 2 – 3 left to live… Now more than 25 years later, he decided to propose a bold new way of changing the way we look at healthcare. Eric walked a long road as a medical tech specialist […]Continue Reading
One of the challenges that many developed countries in most of the western world are facing is their aging population. More and more people are living with the effects of several serious chronic diseases towards the end of their lives. For many years, palliative care has mostly been offered to people with cancer or leukemia, […]Continue Reading
We’ve been talking a lot about palliative care here in the Uk and in the western world in general. Sure, there are many hospitals and organizations which could definitely improve their vision and acting on palliative care for the sake of their patients, but we think it’s also important to take a look at the […]Continue Reading
On the other side of the world, in Australia, there are more than 100.000 people each year who seek information about palliative care and hospices in general. WrappingUp managed to gather some amazing facts and figures about their countries’ need for palliative care. For instance, one in three people had experienced and ‘expected’ death of someone very close to […]Continue Reading
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