Palliative care

Assisted Suicide: Tugdual Derville guest speaker on “Sud Radio”

On November 14, 2016, Tugdual Derville was a guest speaker on “Sud Radio”, invited by Philippe David for the broadcast “I Stand Alone” in the discussion on assisted suicide, following the Mercier Case. Tugdual Derville, guest on “Sud Radio” on November 14, 2016 Some...

National Center for End of Life: presidency appointment contested

Dr. Véronique Fournier has just officially been appointed to the presidency of the new National Center for Palliative Care and End of Life, by a decree from the Health Minister, dated April 7, 2016 and published in the Official Journal on April 15. This organization,...

Advance directives to be included in the Shared Medical Records

In its report published Monday, March 14, 2016, the French Inspection Générale des Affaires Sociales (IGAS)1 suggests to involve family practitioners in having advance directives written by their patients and included in the shared medical records.   This past Monday,...