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The joy of research collaboration: Some practical pointers

This week marks the 22nd International Congress on Palliative Care in Montreal, Canada. Today, Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, will be speaking on research collaboration at a special seminar at the congress. Here, … Continue reading

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Improving palliative care for older people in nursing homes

To celebrate the International Day of Older Persons – a special post from PACE (Palliative Care for Older People in Europe) . . . PACE is an EUFP7-funded study that aims to compare the effectiveness of palliative care for older … Continue reading

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The Catholic Church advocates for palliative care

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL The Pontifical Academy of Life has published a White Paper on Palliative Care Global Advocacy. Eduardo Garralda, Research Assistant at the ATLANTES Research Team, University of Navarra, Spain, and Coordinator of … Continue reading

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Advocating for palliative care in Rome

In a follow-up to her previous post, Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, Advocacy Officer, International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC), reports on the 68th WHO Europe Regional Committee Meeting held last week in Rome. Although we missed the presence of EAPC’s … Continue reading

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The Voice of Volunteering – supporting and learning from the EAPC Madrid Charter on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

Ros Scott and Leena Pelttari (Co-chairs of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care) and Steven Vanderstichelen (member of the task force steering group) explain. It seems no time at all since the EAPC … Continue reading

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Palliative care airtime at the WHO Euro Committee Meeting in Rome

Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, Advocacy Officer International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care (IAHPC), prepares for an important WHO meeting starting in Rome today…  The 68th WHO Europe Regional Committee (RC38) meeting in Rome (September 17-21) will consider several important reports and … Continue reading

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STOP! Patients receiving CPR despite valid DNACPR documentation

Lucy Baxter, Simulation and Clinical Education Fellow, South Tyneside District Hospital, South Shields, UK, and Jennifer Hancox, Core Medical Trainee, Sandwell District General Hospital, Birmingham, UK, explain the background to their longer article published in the June issue of the … Continue reading

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