Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

New EAPC Reference Group on Family Carers – The International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) 

Professor Peter Hudson, Chair, and Professor Gunn Grande, Co-Chair, The International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group, introduce the work of one of the EAPC’s newest reference groups.   A core tenet of palliative … Continue reading

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Do you have a ‘new palliative care dimension’ to bring to Helsinki in 2021? Call for parallel sessions now open!

Professor Fliss Murtagh, Chair of the Scientific Committee for the 17th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, welcomes proposals for Parallel sessions at #EAPC2021. We welcome you to join us for the 17th World Congress of the … Continue reading

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Christmas wishes to all EAPC members and supporters…

From Professor Christoph Ostgathe, President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC). In many western cultures, the end of the year is a time for giving presents. As palliative care professionals, we often receive gifts from our patients and … Continue reading

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EAPC Board Matters: Board members of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) meet in Dublin

Natasha Pedersen, member of the EAPC Board of Directors, and Julie Ling, CEO of the EAPC, report on the first face-to-face meeting of the new board held in October. A new board was elected at the EAPC World Congress in … Continue reading

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Can big data be useful for palliative and end-of-life care? Call for papers for a special issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’

Bregje Onwuteaka Philipsen (Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands) and Lucas Morin (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden) are the Guest Editors of the special issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’ on ‘Big Data in Palliative and End-of-Life Care’. Big data is everywhere. We use complex algorithms to find our … Continue reading

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Developing EAPC guidance on palliative care for refugees and migrants

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises where we shall look at the implications of providing palliative care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and how … Continue reading

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Palliative care and neurology: Continuing collaboration at 2019 World Congress of Neurology

Professor David Oliver, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Neurology Reference Group – Palliative Care, was part of a cohort of palliative care clinicians and academics who presented at this year’s World Congress of Neurology. The Twenty Fourth World … Continue reading

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