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
International palliative care experts – Professor Anne Merriman, Dr James and Sue Mumford, community specialist palliative care nurse, and Sr Bernadette Basemera – visited Hospice Ethiopia last month to take part in teaching and to advise the organisation on marshalling their resources to survive the loss of a major funder. See ehospice.com for full article: http://www.ehospice.com/Default/tabid/10686/ArticleId/14159# … Continue reading International Team Visits Hospice Ethiopia
Two health professionals from Norfolk have returned home after providing palliative care to patients in Ethiopia. Full article at NHS Norfolk Community Health and Care, http://www.norfolkcommunityhealthandcare.nhs.uk/Whats-happening/2012/local-health-professionals-share-palliative-care-expertise-with-patients-in-ethiopia.htm
This clip introduces the work of Hospice Ethiopia in Addis Ababa. This is the first hospice in Ethiopia to provide palliative care for a population of eighty-five million. Here we see a senior nurse explaining the role of Hospice Ethiopia and providing symptom control care to patients in their own homes.