Hospice Ethiopia Report, Spring 2017

This report details the clinical visits made, meetings held, and teaching carried out during a three week visit to Addis Ababa in March & April 2017.  These were conducted on behalf of Hospice Ethiopia UK (the newly registered UK charity formerly known as the Norwich group supporting Hospice Ethiopia) and the International Consortium. The visit was … Continue reading Hospice Ethiopia Report, Spring 2017

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Tim & John do the Swimathon

Congratulations to Tim and John Morgan who have raised a massive £2765 (as of the 16th April 2017) for Hospice Ethiopia! This is extra impressive given that the pool turned on the wave machine half way through… Many thanks to those of you who have been so generous – this money will make a huge … Continue reading Tim & John do the Swimathon

The Diocese of Norwich supports Hospice Ethiopia in the Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2017

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pFYm6Fc2zM0 In 2017 the Bishop's Appeal in Norwich will be focused on raising money to provide a car for Hospice Ethiopia to reach those in need of palliative care. Through the appeal, your money will go towards providing the Hospice with an off-road rental car for three years.  Roads are often rough and of poor quality, … Continue reading The Diocese of Norwich supports Hospice Ethiopia in the Bishop’s Lent Appeal 2017

Hospice Ethiopia in the British Medical Journal

Blog as originally featured in the BMJ Opinion, 27 May 2016. http://blogs.bmj.com/bmj/2016/05/27/jamie-and-sue-mumford-palliative-care-in-ethiopia/  We have recently returned from our fourth visit to Addis Ababa. With less than 1% of the estimated 150,000 new cancer cases annually in Ethiopia receiving specialist oncological treatment [1], the need for affordable palliative care in the country is huge. Hospice Ethiopia, … Continue reading Hospice Ethiopia in the British Medical Journal

Norfolk nurse sees ‘slow progress’ in Ethiopian palliative care

A twinning arrangement between palliative care specialists in Norfolk and hospices in Ethiopia is starting to make “progress” in the Africa country, according to a nurse involved with the scheme. Article in the Nursing Times, https://www.nursingtimes.net/clinical-archive/end-of-life-and-palliative-care/norfolk-nurse-sees-slow-progress-in-ethiopian-palliative-care/5082876.article