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New EAPC Reference Group on Family Carers – The International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) 

Professor Peter Hudson, Chair, and Professor Gunn Grande, Co-Chair, The International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group, introduce the work of one of the EAPC’s newest reference groups.   A core tenet of palliative … Continue reading

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Promoting palliative care on the EAPC blog – our Top Ten posts for the first half of 2019

Here’s a special tribute to all the kind and committed people who spend hours ‘on top of the day job’ writing for the EAPC blog. Avril Jackson, social media lead for the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), unveils the … Continue reading

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Searchlight: How a palliative care literature review shed light on a new career path

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM ‘PALLIATIVE MEDICINE’ Mary Scott is an MSc Candidate at the University of Ottawa and Research Assistant, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute, The Bruyère Research Institute, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Here she explains the background to her research … Continue reading

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Nurses are the bridge of healthcare: Celebrating the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020 #nurses2020 #midwives2020

For the first time ever, the nations of the world unite to celebrate the benefits that nursing and midwifery bring to the health of the global population. To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care is delighted … Continue reading

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Research is fundamental to the future of palliative care. Want to help be part of that future at ‘Palliative Medicine’?

Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief, ‘Palliative Medicine’, the research journal of the EAPC, is looking for someone to join the Editorial Board to help them shape the journal and its role in disseminating research. I happen to be firmly in the camp … Continue reading

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Abstract Watch: Current thinking on palliative and end-of-life care for patients living with intellectual and developmental disabilities

Barry R. Ashpole is a Communications Consultant, Educator and Media Specialist from Ontario, Canada, who contributes a bi-annual post to the blog. Here, he presents a selection of articles that focus on ‘current thinking’ on palliative and end-of-life care for patients … Continue reading

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Do you have a ‘new palliative care dimension’ to bring to Helsinki in 2021? Call for parallel sessions now open!

Professor Fliss Murtagh, Chair of the Scientific Committee for the 17th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, welcomes proposals for Parallel sessions at #EAPC2021. We welcome you to join us for the 17th World Congress of the … Continue reading

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