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Results from recent membership survey on the APCSW structure are out
The results of the survey that was initiated by the Executive Committee to elicit the views of members on the structure of the APCSW, particularly whether members would prefer a structure with more emphasis on the four nations (Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, England are now out.
The Executive Committee also asked for suggestions as to any changes which would make the organisation as a whole more representative, relevant and effective.
Click here to read the summary
Dying Matters: Talk about it, palliative care expert says
Families and even health care workers need to get used to talking about death more to make it easier, a palliative care specialist has said.
Hospice consultant nurse Dinah Hickish said demystifying fears could help make dying feel like a “normal process”.
Dying To Care – a report into social care at the end of life
Becky Chaddock, Vice Chair, has been busy helping to produce a national document for Scotland with Marie Curie, MND and Hospice UK which aims to highlight the challenges of social care access at end of life.
The document has received lots of great coverage across the key Scottish media including this one in The Evening Times.
To read the full report simply click here