The Science of Yoga and it’s benefits in a Palliative Setting

The Science of Yoga and it’s benefits in a Palliative Setting – Dr. Bindu Menon, Hyderabad Yoga is a mind-body practice which originated in India thousands of years ago, that aims to create inner harmony and integrate the physical, mental, and spiritual dimensions of life. What yoga can offer in palliative care is a holistic…

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Individual grief manifests as love for the community

Individual grief manifests as love for the community – Ms. Sailaja Tripathy, Bhubaneswar Deepesh’s association with Amrit Dhara Palliative Care Trust (ADPCT) was made possible by Ms Namrata Rath (Managing Trustee and Secretary, ADPCT), who was a source of support during his cancer treatment at Tata Memorial Hospital, Mumbai. Deepesh was a 25-year-old gentleman who was…

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Empowering tomorrow’s nurses is the economic force of Compassionate Care

Empowering tomorrow’s nurses is the economic force of Compassionate Care – Ms. Sangeetha Murugan, Bengaluru Imagine a hospital without nurses. It is a daunting thought that sends shivers down one’s spine, as it reveals a nurses’ profound impact on our lives from the moment we are born to the final moments of our journey. In…

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What is at the heart of nursing?: My recent Reflections

What is at the heart of nursing?: My recent Reflections – Erika Cleborne-Bérubé, Edinburgh I maintain that being a nurse involves far more than competently completing a set of clinical tasks, such as recording clinical observations, it must involve the care of the patient as a whole person. How one nurse can be the difference…

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