Category Archives: Advance care planning

EAPC white paper on advance care planning . . . the sequel

Judith Rietjens (Associate Professor) and Ida Korfage (Assistant Professor) both work in the department of Public Health of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Together, they chaired the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Advance Care Planning. … Continue reading

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More than meets the eye: How design can help people at end of life

Ivor Williams, Senior Design Associate at Helix Centre, a healthcare innovation lab within St Mary’s Hospital, London, UK, explains the background to his longer article published in the May/June issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. Design might not … 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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New insights in various impacts of advance care planning

More 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.  And if you’re attending the 10th EAPC World Research Congress … Continue reading

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Advance care planning for patients with chronic respiratory diseases

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. Lea Jabbarian describes the systematic review about … Continue reading

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Can we convey hope in advance care planning? … Yes we can!

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. Francesco Bulli, Alessandro Toccafondi and Guido … Continue reading

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Advance care planning: The EAPC white paper in a nutshell

Judith Rietjens and Ida Korfage are both Assistant Professors in the department of Public Health of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Together, they chair the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) taskforce on advance care planning. In this blog … Continue reading

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