Category Archives: Advance care planning

Have you prepared for your death?

Dr Suresh Kumar, Director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long Term Care & Technical Advisor, Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut, Kerala, India, explores the third question in the Salzburg Questions series, that encourages … Continue reading

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Preconditions for successful advance care planning

Continuing a series of posts from members of the ACTION Consortium about their European study that aims to investigate how to support people with advanced cancer to have a conversation about preferences and wishes. Joni Gilissen, MSc, PhD student at … Continue reading

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Advance Care Planning conversation: An open or a scripted conversation?

Continuing a series of posts from members of the ACTION Consortium about their European study that aims to investigate how to support people with advanced cancer to have a conversation about preferences and wishes. Marieke Zwakman, Marijke Kars and Hans … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Palliative Care

  Karen Charnley is Head of Institute at the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, a collaborative of hospices, health and social care organisations and universities on the island of Ireland. Here, Karen introduces an important new resource to inform … Continue reading

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The time is nigh: When to hold an advance care planning conversation?

Continuing our occasional series of posts from members of the ACTION Consortium about their European study that aims to investigate how to help people with advanced cancer to have a conversation about preferences and wishes. Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International … Continue reading

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Advance Care Planning: Core task of health professionals or specialist skill?

LIVE FROM THE 9th EAPC WORLD RESEARCH CONGRESS IN DUBLIN . . . Continuing our occasional series of posts from members of the ACTION Consortium about their European study that aims to support people with advanced cancer to discuss end-of-life wishes. … Continue reading

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