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Fellowship programme goes online and unites palliative care pioneers from across the world

The limitations imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic have brought some unexpected gains including a surge in participants for the Palliative Care Fellowship, a unique training programme delivered jointly by educators and practitioners from India, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom. Professor … Continue reading

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QELCA © – Transforming care at end of life globally

Last year on this blog, Dr Heather Richardson, Joint CEO of St Christopher’s Hospice in London, UK, described how St Christopher’s education programme was changing to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. Today, Liz Bryan, Education Consultant at St Christopher’s, explains how the … Continue reading

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Remembering Mary, pioneer of hospice care

Heather Richardson and Shaun O’Leary, Joint Chief Executives at St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK, pay tribute to the life and work of hospice care pioneer, Dr Mary Baines. Dr Mary Baines OBE was a pioneer, a mother to Rachel, Stephen and … Continue reading

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Transforming learning in palliative care

Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executive at St Christopher’s, London, UK, explains how a conversation with two doctors from Rwanda and Bangladesh has led to radical changes at St Christopher’s to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. In the last plenary of … Continue reading

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The impact of a new public health approach to end-of-life care

Libby Sallnow is a clinician and doctoral researcher at St Joseph’s Hospice, London, and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Here, she explains the background to her longer research article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the March issue of Palliative … Continue reading

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