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The Schubert dressing – an innovative experience from France

In this new series, The Arts in Palliative Care, we look at how the arts in palliative care settings can be a powerful and effective way of addressing the practical, psychological, social and spiritual issues that face people at the … Continue reading

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How is ascites managed in UK hospices?

Dr Clare Statham and Dr Paul Perkins work in the hospital and hospice setting in the UK; here they explain the background to their article published in the September/October issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. Ascites – the … Continue reading

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Literature and medicine – An interprofessional education project in palliative care

Continuing our series, The Arts in Palliative Care, where we look at how the arts in palliative care settings can be a powerful and effective way of addressing the practical, psychological, social and spiritual issues that face people at the end … Continue reading

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Housing and palliative care – developing the connection

David Clark, Wellcome Trust Investigator, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK, explains the background to a longer article published in the September/October issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. In ageing populations where the ‘dependency ratio’ … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 10th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

2018 marks a special year in the history of palliative care, not least the 10th EAPC World Congress that takes place in Bern, Switzerland, on 24 to 26 May. Co-chairs of the Scientific Committee, Luc Deliens (Belgium) and Per Sjøgren … Continue reading

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Christmas 2017 message from the EAPC

Phil Larkin, President of the European Association for Palliative Care, writes:                                                Dear Colleagues, Dear Friends, As I write, I hope that you are at least thinking of taking some time out over the Christmas break, which is … Continue reading

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EAPC 16th World Congress, Berlin 2019 – call for proposals for Parallel and ‘Meet the Expert’ Sessions

Dr Sébastien Moine, Chair of the EAPC Scientific Committee, Berlin 2019, invites you to get involved in planning the content for the Congress. The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care – ‘Global Palliative Care – Shaping … Continue reading

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