Category Archives: ADVOCACY & POLICY

From the front line: Palliative care in Bologna during the COVID-19 crisis

Dr Danila Valenti is Medical Director of UO Rete delle Cure Palliative (SC), a palliative care unit in Bologna, northern Italy, and a member of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Board of Directors. Here, she explains some of … Continue reading

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Start thinking about palliative care in times of a pandemic: The case of corona …

Professor Dr Christoph Ostgathe is President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), and a palliative care physician at the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany. Here he asks if palliative care teams are prepared for what may be their important role … Continue reading

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Palliative care nursing and research:  A call to arms to conduct nursing research

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 delighted … Continue reading

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Palliative care for babies (neonates): Developing services

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 is delighted … Continue reading

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Winning posters from Berlin: Consensus building on health indicators to assess palliative care global development with an international group of experts

As we prepare for the 11th EAPC World Research Congress we are reminded that poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every one of our congresses. We shall look forward to another batch of outstanding posters in Palermo but meanwhile bring … Continue reading

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Nurses are the bridge of healthcare: Celebrating the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020 #nurses2020 #midwives2020

For the first time ever, the nations of the world unite to celebrate 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 is delighted … Continue reading

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Palliative care as a basic healthcare right: A new consensus within the humanitarian community

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises where we shall look at the implications of providing palliative care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and how … Continue reading

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