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18.10.2019

Improving mental health in palliative care

Delirium and depression: conditions too often seen in the palliative care setting are distressing, not only for the patient themselves, but for family, carers and medical staff as well. Research is currently underway into therapeutic approaches which could ease the suffering of palliative care patients with these conditions. Using melatonin to ease delirium Inability to…

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14.10.2019

The PEACH Program: providing more choice at end of life

Ten years ago, an idea was born: to develop a program which would allow people suffering from a terminal illness to die at home, if they wished to do so. Ten years later that idea is now a firm reality. After years of research and pilot studies, the PEACH (Palliative Care Home Support Packages) Program…

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