Monthly Archives: August 2010
Death on the screen is not about dying.
Whatever the relationship between society and the individual, the media is significant as a marker of popular cultures and social mores surrounding death and dying. Continue reading
On the 30th July 2010, the CEO of the Aged Care Association Australia, Rod Young, warned the Government there would be severe shortages in nursing home beds by 2030 unless $51 billion is spent on upgrading existing facilities. Continue reading
Saving Life…or prolonging death: Finding the way in a world of medical technology is written by Dr Charlie Corke, an intensive care specialist who claims that the huge advances seen in medical care over the last thirty years have come at a price. Continue reading