Category Archives: public health palliative care

Building compassionate communities – a new resource

If you’ve ever wondered where to turn for guidance on building a compassionate community – here’s the answer. Libby Sallnow and Joachim Cohen, on behalf of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group on Public Health and Palliative Care, explain. The … Continue reading

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The Catholic Church advocates for palliative care

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL The Pontifical Academy of Life has published a White Paper on Palliative Care Global Advocacy. Eduardo Garralda, Research Assistant at the ATLANTES Research Team, University of Navarra, Spain, and Coordinator of … Continue reading

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New workbook for carers in palliative care released

Dr Libby Sallnow, Palliative medicine doctor, University College London Hospital, and doctoral student, University of Edinburgh, UK. This week sees the release of a new tool for supporting carers in palliative care, but with one crucial difference –  it takes … Continue reading

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Filling the gap between people, management and technology in palliative care: Compassion is the key

Ahead of the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, we are publishing posts from our plenary speakers . . . Today, Dr Emilio Herrera-Molina, President of the New Health Foundation, Seville, Spain, gives a glimpse of … Continue reading

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Have you prepared for your death?

Dr Suresh Kumar, Director of the WHO Collaborating Center for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long Term Care & Technical Advisor, Institute of Palliative Medicine, Calicut, Kerala, India, explores the third question in the Salzburg Questions series, that encourages … Continue reading

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