Category Archives: ADVOCACY & POLICY

Let’s make palliative care accessible to people of every language in Europe and beyond

Carlos Seiça Cardoso is a family physician, and currently a PhD student, from Portugal. He explains how he translated the Toolkit for Primary Palliative Care 2019 from English to Portuguese so that more people in the Portuguese speaking world might … Continue reading

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What happens when palliative care is neglected as a public health priority?

New series: Palliative Care and Public Health – where contributors will explore how we can make sure that palliative care becomes part of public health and a health care priority. To launch the series, our guest writer Luc Deliens, Professor … Continue reading

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What matters most to patients and families at end of life: Findings from Quality of Death and Dying Index 2021

The Lien Centre for Palliative Care at Duke-NUS Medical School, commissioned by the Lien Foundation, has produced the Cross Country Comparison of Expert Assessments of the Quality of Death and Dying Index 2021. Professor Eric Finkelstein, Executive Director of Lien … Continue reading

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Approaching the end of their lives under blue lights and sirens 

Paramedics and clinicians from Canada, the Czech Republic and the United Kingdom are hosting a free, international online symposium dedicated to emergency medical services and palliative care on 18 January 2022 at 15.00 CET.   Marek Uhlíř, a paramedic at the Prague Emergency … Continue reading

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EAPC Task Force on Last Aid and Public Palliative Care: An invitation to a free webinar and latest news

The European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) will host its latest webinar on Thursday 13 January 2022 (3pm CET) in partnership with the EAPC Task Force on Last Aid and Public Palliative Care Education. Georg Bollig, Marius Ciurlionis and Boris … Continue reading

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