“Exploring new dimensions” 2021 Photography Competition

Does a photo of hands holding hands truly portray modern palliative care? What image says palliative care to you? The European Association For Palliative Care (EAPC) will be holding their 17th World Congress online from 6 - 8 October. The theme for this year is "Exploring new dimensions". At their last congress in 2019 they [...]

By |2021-06-07T16:27:36+10:00June 7th, 2021|News|0 Comments

EAPC 2021 Conference

The European Association for Palliative Care is holding their 17th World Congress online this year with sessions presented on October 6 – 8. The theme for this conference is “Exploring New Dimensions” Chair of the Scientific Committee, Fliss Murtagh, invites participation, “All of us are experiencing growing demand, changing practice, and increasing challenges to the [...]

By |2021-01-20T16:17:16+10:00January 20th, 2021|News|0 Comments

Podcasts for palliative medicine

Palliative Medicine is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to improving knowledge and clinical practice in the palliative care of patients with advanced disease. Their  publishing of research outcomes provides evidence which informs clinical practice but like most journals, it is behind a paywall. You can get around the paywall by listening to their free podcast series [...]

By |2018-01-25T15:55:55+10:00January 25th, 2018|News|0 Comments

What does psychology have to offer at the end of life?

Dr Jenny Strachan is a clinical psychologist at the Marie Cure Hospice in Edinburgh. Coming from an adult metal health background, she has recently changed to working in oncology and palliative care, bringing with her a special insight into how psychology can benefit both patients and staff. Up to 20% of patients in a palliative care [...]

By |2017-03-29T12:24:45+10:00March 29th, 2017|News|0 Comments

Intellectual disability and palliative Care in Europe

Today, 3 December, is International Day of People with a Disability. The European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) in 2015 released a White Paper on providing palliative care to people with intellectual disabilities in Europe. A more recent 2016 discussion about the development of the White Paper gave unique insights into the challenges of collaboration and [...]

By |2016-12-13T21:38:57+10:00December 2nd, 2016|News|0 Comments
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