Category Archives: ABSTRACT WATCH

Abstract Watch: The evolving specialty of neuropalliative care

In partnership with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Neurology Reference Group, we present a new weekly series where practitioners and researchers will share their experiences in supporting people affected by neurological disease. Today’s Guest Writer is Barry R … Continue reading

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Abstract Watch: Hospice and palliative care workforce, research priorities, and spirituality

Barry R Ashpole is a Communications Consultant, Educator and Media Specialist from Ontario, Canada, who contributes a bi-annual post for the blog. This contribution focuses on three distinct aspects of end-of-life care: the hospice and palliative care workforce, research priorities, and spirituality … Continue reading

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Abstract Watch: Palliative and end-of-life care in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – We know you’re super busy and don’t always have the chance to read all our posts. As, sadly, we enter the second wave of the pandemic we hope that this post … 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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Abstract Watch: Current thinking in paediatric palliative care and transition to adult care

The palliative care (PC) needs of children living with a terminal or life-limiting illness are unique. Barry R. Ashpole is a Communications Consultant, Educator and Media Specialist from Ontario, Canada, who contributes a bi-annual post for the blog. Here, he presents … Continue reading

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