Category Archives: ADVOCACY & POLICY

Nursing competencies across different levels of palliative care provision: Highlighting the need for further research and international collaboration

CONTINUING OUR SERIES TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE 2020 AND THE BENEFITS THAT NURSING AND MIDWIFERY BRING TO THE HEALTH OF THE GLOBAL POPULATION.  To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is … Continue reading

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To comfort always – a message of inspiration for 21st century palliative care nurses

CONTINUING OUR SERIES TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE 2020 AND THE BENEFITS THAT NURSING AND MIDWIFERY BRING TO THE HEALTH OF THE GLOBAL POPULATION. To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is … Continue reading

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Global Palliative Care: Reports from the Peripheries

Katherine Irene Pettus is a familiar name for her work in global palliative care as Advocacy Officer of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC) and her earlier contributions to this blog. Writing in a personal capacity, Katherine has … Continue reading

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Spiritual care requires spiritual care support: The link nurse

CONTINUING OUR SERIES TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE 2020 AND THE BENEFITS THAT NURSING AND MIDWIFERY BRING TO THE HEALTH OF THE GLOBAL POPULATION To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is … Continue reading

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Raising awareness of palliative care and the needs of older people in a Colombian gold mining town…

Sandra Patricia Silva Preciado is a physiotherapist in geriatric psychomotricity and palliative care in Bogotá, Colombia. Moved by the plight of older people in a town in Colombia, she volunteered to set up two training workshops, one for caregivers and health professionals … Continue reading

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