Category Archives: ADVOCACY & POLICY

Palliative Care: Surrounding You With Support

This week, the island of Ireland is celebrating Palliative Care Week #pallcareweek… Karen Charnley, Director, All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC), explains how good information and support are the cornerstone of this year’s campaign and introduces the … Continue reading

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New Death Café in a Hertfordshire village – what did we talk about?

Death Cafés are part of a growing worldwide movement to encourage people to talk about death. Last week, palliative care physician, Dr Mark Taubert, explained how he and colleagues started a Death Café in Wales. Today, Imogen White, a retired social … Continue reading

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A Death Café in the Welsh Valleys

Death Cafés are part of a growing worldwide movement to encourage people to talk about death. Mark Taubert, Clinical Director Palliative Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, UK, joined forces with colleagues to … Continue reading

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Two crises at one time: Access to opioids for patients in palliative care in times of the US opioid crisis

Prof Dr Christoph Ostgathe, Dr Sébastien Moine, Dr Julie Ling (European Association for Palliative Care) and Prof Lukas Radbruch (International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care). The USA ‘opioid crisis’ is a well-documented public health disaster and a human tragedy, (0) with … Continue reading

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New edition of EAPC Atlas of Palliative Care in Europe launches at 16th EAPC World Congress in Berlin

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL Reporting live from the 16th EAPC World Congress in Berlin, Eduardo Garralda, Research Assistant at the ATLANTES Research Programme at the University of Navarra, Spain, explains the background to this updated advocacy tool that … Continue reading

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 ‘Tour de Hospice’: Two women on wheels – destination #EAPC2019 Berlin

ONLY THREE DAYS TO #EAPC2019 … AHEAD OF THE 16TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE (EAPC) TO BE HELD IN BERLIN, GERMANY, 23 TO 25 MAY 2019, WE BRING YOU ANOTHER POST IN OUR SERIES, ‘WELCOME TO … Continue reading

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Searching for meaning: A film for Dying Matters Week 2019

Every year in May across the UK, Dying Matters and its members host an Awareness Week, placing the importance of talking about dying, death and bereavement firmly on the national agenda. Jean-Francois Rodrigues hopes that his documentary film will help to … Continue reading

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