Category Archives: Palliative care in primary care

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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The next Italian challenge: Primary palliative care development

Caterina Magnani is a physician specialized in anesthesiology and general practice, and Head of Research at Antea Palliative Care Centre in Rome, Italy. Together with colleagues of Antea, she has translated the ‘EAPC Primary Palliative Care Toolkit’ into Italian. Carlo … Continue reading

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New videos for clinicians, teachers, researchers and patients to show how early palliative care might work for people with all illnesses

Big changes have recently been made to the web page of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Primary Care Reference Group. Scott Murray and Sébastien Moine, Co-chairs of the Primary Care Reference Group, unveil some of the great resources … Continue reading

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New EAPC Primary Care Reference Group – first open meeting at EAPC World Congress

Professor Scott Murray, University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK, and Dr Sébastien Moine, Université Paris 13, France, Co-chairs, European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group in Primary Care, invite all those interested in palliative care in primary care to join them … Continue reading

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Palliative care in primary care: an update from the taskforce

Scott A Murray, co-chair, Libby Sallnow, secretary, and Hélder Aguiar, member, the EAPC Taskforce on Primary Palliative Care This taskforce seeks to understand and develop the practice of palliative care in primary care throughout Europe. Its first meeting was held in … Continue reading

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