Category Archives: Palliative care in primary care

EAPC Primary Care Reference Group Open Meeting goes live at #EAPC2020

Scott Murray and Sébastien Moine, Co-chairs, EAPC Primary Care Reference Group, report on their group’s virtual meeting held at the 11th World Research Congress Online of the European Association for Palliative Care. We had a very lively and informative meeting at the … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and palliative care: Scale up provision in every country – especially in primary care

Professor Scott A Murray (Scotland); Dr Sébastien Moine (France); Professor Yvonne Engels (the Netherlands); Deirdre Shanagher (Ireland) and Dr Maurizio Cancian (Italy) are Members of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Primary Care Reference Group executive committee. Here they explain how this is … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dying: Will it be a fast dance or a slow waltz?

Only 30 days to #EAPC2019 … The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC): ‘Global Palliative Care – Shaping the future’ will explore how palliative care fits with the current global health and identify areas where … Continue reading

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The strengths of Sentinel GP practices in the era of Big Data: Measuring quality indicators for primary palliative care delivered to people with cancer and organ failure

EDITOR’S CHOICE POST . . . Lieve Van den Block, MSc, PhD, Professor of Aging and Palliative Care Research, VUB-UGhent End-of-Life Care Research Group, Department of Family Medicine and Chronic Care, Department of Clinical Sciences, Vrije Universiteit Brussel (VUB), Belgium, … Continue reading

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From Rio Grande to Astana: The dream of palliative care as part of Universal Health Coverage must include primary care

In a recent post, Katherine Pettus, Sébastien Moine and Gulnara Kunirova explained why the Declaration of Astana’s decisive inclusion of palliative care as an essential service supports integration of our discipline into universal health coverage.   In this post, we hear from Santiago … Continue reading

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