Author Archives: pallcare

What the social sciences have to offer palliative care

Dr Erica Borgstrom, Lecturer in Anthropology and End-of-life Care, Open University, Milton Keynes, UK, explains the background to a longer article published in the June issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. In November 2017, a group of 20 … Continue reading

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The taming of the chameleon – guidance on Conducting and REporting DElphi Studies (CREDES)

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – TODAY WE ARE REPUBLISHING OUR ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE OF SEPTEMBER 2017 … Dr Saskia Jünger, senior research associate at the Cologne Center for Ethics, Rights, Economics, and Social Sciences … Continue reading

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Palliative care for everyone, everywhere: International Palliative Care Network Poster Exhibition – 2018

Dr Parag Bharadwaj is the founder of Palliative Care Network, an online platform that promotes the exchange of information and communication across borders. Here, Parag explains how palliative care professionals can showcase their work to a global online audience by entering this … Continue reading

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From well-equipped cohort to future research leaders: Preparing the next generation palliative care researchers

In light of the ever-ageing palliative care work-force, including research, a critical question relates to the development of research capacity. There is an urgent need to consider how we prepare the next generation researchers (Philip Larkin et al., 2016). Joni … Continue reading

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Palliative Care at the United Nations – a fruitful meeting

Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, Advocacy Officer, International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC). I have been reporting on the EAPC Blog for the past few years about attending the United Nations Open Ended Working Group on Ageing and advocating for palliative … Continue reading

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The relevance of ‘total pain’ in palliative care practice and policy

Marian Krawczyk and Naomi Richards, The University of Glasgow, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, Glasgow, Scotland, UK, explain the background to their longer article published in the June issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. From an anthropological perspective, palliative care can … Continue reading

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Hospice and palliative care in hospital – then and now …

Europe’s first hospital palliative care team was founded by Dr Thelma Bates in 1977 at St Thomas’ Hospital in south-east London, UK. Earlier this year, the key members of the team reunited in London to celebrate the 40thanniversary. Dr Thelma … Continue reading

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