Commissioned by the Singapore Hospice Council, authored by Mr Danesh Daryanani, “The Singapore Hospice and Palliative Care Story – The Movement that Refused to Die”, documents the history of the movement in Singapore. It chronicles the early days of Singapore’s first hospice – St Joseph’s Home, the bumpy journey of setbacks to the formation of a network of hospice & palliative services we see today. This book also honours the many people who have contributed to the movement in bringing care, hope, dignity and love to the dying – from the pioneers, volunteers, medical professionals, to the President of the Republic of Singapore. What started as a grassroots movement, palliative care has become a part of the undergraduate and specialist medical training curriculum, with services integrated into the health and medical care ecosystem in Singapore.
- Hardback: 134 pages
- Publisher: Singapore Hospice Council (2017)
- Author: Danesh Daryanani
- Language: English
- ISBN: 978-981-11-3860-7
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