Author Archives: pallcare

How can palliative care be made more accessible to people who have experienced trauma?

People who would benefit from palliative care will have different needs for accessing the care that would help them.  For today’s blog, Anne Cullen and Jeannet Weurman tell us why we must develop approaches to palliative and end of life … Continue reading

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It’s time to nominate EAPC board candidates!

Professor Christoph Ostgathe, President of the European Association for Palliative Care, explains how EAPC members can get involved in making their nominations for the next EAPC Board of Directors. All good things must come to an end . . .to … Continue reading

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Våga Fråga! – Dare to ask about the children.

When a parent is diagnosed with a life limiting illness, services may be hesitant about what they can offer to their children. Dr. Steve Marshall, a palliative care social worker from the United Kingdom, tells us why identifying children as … Continue reading

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Can you capture the essence of palliative care in one image?  Enter the EAPC’s photo competition now!

For today’s blog, we hear from Claudia Sütfeld, EAPC Congress Coordinator, about what makes this competition so special  – and she invites you to submit your entries to the EAPC’s Third International Photography Competition. We are back! The EAPC photo competition premiered … Continue reading

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New Spanish Framework of Nursing Competencies in Palliative Care!

Ever since Dame Cicely Saunders founded the modern hospice movement, nurses have always been an essential part of palliative care.  The palliative care nurse role is evolving, and part of this evolution has been in regulation, education and in establishing … Continue reading

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