Category Archives: World Hospice & Palliative Care Day

Are patients with neurological disease losing out on palliative care?

CELEBRATING WORLD HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE DAY 2021. THIS YEAR’S THEME IS LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND – EQUITY IN ACCESS TO PALLIATIVE CARE In a special series, EAPC task forces and reference groups that work on behalf of vulnerable communities … Continue reading

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Is there equitable access to palliative care for people in prison?

CELEBRATING WORLD HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE DAY 2021. THIS YEAR’S THEME IS LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND – EQUITY IN ACCESS TO PALLIATIVE CARE In a special series, EAPC task forces and reference groups that work on behalf of vulnerable communities … Continue reading

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The challenges and triumphs of developing a survey on palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities around the world

CELEBRATING WORLD HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE DAY 2021.THIS YEAR’S THEME IS LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND – EQUITY IN ACCESS TO PALLIATIVE CARE In a special series, EAPC task forces and reference groups that work on behalf of vulnerable communities explain … Continue reading

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Leave no one behind: Equity in access to palliative care

LAUNCH OF A NEW SERIES TO CELEBRATE WORLD HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE DAY 2021 Today’s guest writer is Claire Morris, Global Advocacy Director, Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA), who explains why this year’s theme is more important than ever … Continue reading

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My Care My Right – Recognising the role of volunteers

On Saturday 12 October, people across the world will be celebrating and supporting hospice and palliative care. Ros Scott and Leena Pelttari, Co-chairs of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Volunteering, tell us more about this year’s … Continue reading

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