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Palliative and hospice care in Ukraine: How care is organised

NEW SERIES: HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE IN EASTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE Alexander Wolf, Head of the All-Ukrainian Association of Palliative and Hospice Care, and a clinical social worker at the National Children’s Hospital in Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine, explains how palliative and … Continue reading

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Humanitarian disaster spilling over into Europe – from Syria to Germany

To celebrate World Refugee Day 2018, we are delighted to republish two posts from the series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises previously published in 2017.  The series looks at the implications of providing palliative care and … Continue reading

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Palliative Care: All is unfair in love and war

To celebrate World Refugee Day 2018, we are delighted to republish this post that originally featured in 2017 in a series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises. The series looks at the implications of providing palliative care and … Continue reading

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Transformational leadership: “Mary Potter” Palliative Care Centre contributes to improved quality of care and standards in Albania

NEW SERIES: HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE IN EASTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE … Irena Laska, Executive Director, “Mary Potter” Palliative Care Centre, Korça, and national palliative care trainer in Albania, launches our new series and puts the spotlight on Albania. The … Continue reading

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A day in the life of an editor – want to join in?

If you’ve ever fancied being part of a top palliative care journal, here’s your chance! Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Palliative Medicine’, takes you behind the scenes of the EAPC’s official research journal and invites you to join the team … Continue reading

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Continuity of care in Brazil: Challenges to filling the gaps

Santiago Rodríguez Corrêa, a family physician and founder of ‘Estar ao Seu Lado – Cuidados Paliativos na Atenção Primária,’ Rio Grande do Sul in Brazil, explains why he’s feeling a little more optimistic … “A pessimist is one who makes … Continue reading

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Planning for the future with COPD – a new resource

Bettina Korn, End-of-Life Care Coordinator, St James’s Hospital, Dublin, and Deirdre Shanagher, Development Officer, Irish Hospice Foundation Dublin, Ireland, introduce a new booklet for people affected by chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD). This post responds to a blog post by Lea … Continue reading

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