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Death and the Maiden – How women deal with grief

Ahead of International Widows’ Day tomorrow (June 23), Dr Anna Pedrosa Carrasco, Specialty doctor at Sir Michael Sobell House, Oxford University Hospitals, UK, talks about widowhood. This post is an introduction to Anna’s longer article published in the March/April issue … Continue reading

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One hundred and forty-five countries signed the 1951 Refugee Convention: Why do refugees have limited access to quality health care and end-of-life care?

Continuing the Salzburg Questions series that encourages a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care. On World Refugee Day today, 20 June, Dr Emmanuel Luyirika, Executive Director, and Shelley Enarson, Communications Consultant, both of the African Palliative Care … Continue reading

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Refugees in palliative care: What do they need?

Continuing our series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crisis. We look at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and how … Continue reading

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Equality of opportunity in academic palliative care: What’s the problem?

Dr Katherine Sleeman, NIHR Clinician Scientist at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK Is there a problem with gender bias in academic palliative care? This was the question I pondered at the 2016 European Association for Palliative Care … Continue reading

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Intangible values of palliative care

María Arantzamendi and Carlos Centeno of the ATLANTES Programme, Universidad de Navarra, Spain, explain the background to their longer article published in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care.   “Thank you. She always said that you … Continue reading

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Dying at home – the final challenge for migrants?

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crisis. We look at the implications of providing palliative care and bereavement care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and … Continue reading

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Living alone – dying at home? The role of non-kin-carers

This month’s Editor’s Choice from Palliative Medicine . . . Sabine Pleschberger and Paulina Wosko, both affiliated to the Austrian Interdisciplinary Platform on Ageing, Vienna, Austria, explain the background to a longer article selected as ‘Editor’s Choice’ in the June … Continue reading

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