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Spain’s first paediatric palliative care unit

Last year, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, we published a series of posts about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. This … Continue reading

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Developing support for children and young people: The All-Ukrainian Association of Palliative and Hospice Care

Last year, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, we published a series of posts about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families. This … Continue reading

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Palliative care in neurology

David Oliver is an honorary professor at the University of Kent in the UK, a board member of the European Association for Palliative Care and a retired consultant in palliative medicine. Palliative care featured again at the Congress of the … Continue reading

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Learning through listening: The development of the ‘SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic Care’ podcast

Dr Amara Nwosu, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, is Digital Editor of Palliative Medicine. Here, he explains more about the podcast and how it can help busy healthcare professionals … The ‘SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic … Continue reading

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Palliative care in the intensive care unit

Prof David Oliver and Dr Elena Stanton explain the background to a longer article in the May/June issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care In 1991 a Hospital Palliative Care Team was started within the Medway Maritime Hospital in … Continue reading

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WeCare Festival: Living to the end – International Festival of Creative Representations of the End of Life

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL The WeCare Chair: End of Life Care, a research group based at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Spain, has launched a call for creative expressions in the form of films, stories … Continue reading

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Euthanasia and Physician Assisted Suicide in Portugal: The need for further research to mediate the debate

Following last week’s post ‘Bringing the EAPC white paper to the centre of the Portuguese debate’, Sandra Martins Pereira, Pablo Hernández-Marrero and Ana Sofia Carvalho from the Instituto de Bioética, Universidade Católica Portuguesa, Porto/ UNESCO Chair in Bioethics, Porto, Portugal, … Continue reading

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