Category Archives: public health palliative care

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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What do Seville, Limerick and Bradford have in common?

The cities of Seville, Limerick and Bradford are set to become recognised by Public Health Palliative Care International as the first three Compassionate Cities in the World. Professor Allan Kellehear (Bradford University, UK), Dr Emilio Herrera-Molina (New Health Foundation, Seville, … Continue reading

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The impact of a new public health approach to end-of-life care

Libby Sallnow is a clinician and doctoral researcher at St Joseph’s Hospice, London, and the University of Edinburgh, Scotland, UK. Here, she explains the background to her longer research article selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the March issue of Palliative … Continue reading

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