Category Archives: Palliative Care & Animals

Rían: The therapy dog who’s a leading member of the team at Our Lady’s Hospice

Contributing to our new series, ‘Palliative Care and Animals’, Noreen Holland, Assistant Director of Nursing at Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services in Dublin, Ireland, introduces us to therapy dog, Rían.   Pets provide companionship, love and devoted loyalty to … Continue reading

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Never say die? Vet and palliative care doctor join forces to encourage talking about dying well  

NEW SERIES LAUNCHING TODAY: PALLIATIVE CARE AND ANIMALS Doctors and vets are starting to talk together more through the WHO’s One Health initiative. But how many are comparing professional notes about supporting patients and caregivers facing the end of life? … Continue reading

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