Thursday, October 14, 2010

More Palliative Care, Less Killing

Exactly. This is what we should be clamoring for everywhere – more money to be spent on palliative care, the sophisticated branch of medicine that is able to control pain and keep patients comfortable until they die a natural death.
MP seeks more money for palliative care
A Tasmanian Labor Senator wants the Federal and State Governments to increase palliative care funding.
Helen Polley has made the call during the visit to Tasmania of a prominent Canadian anti-euthanasia campaigner, Alex Schadenberg, who'll be talking to state MP's and Catholic clergy.
Senator Polley has urged people to consider Mr Schadenberg's views. Senator Polley says palliative care deserves a higher priority. more

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