Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

Online congresses a new and welcome reality? What you can expect at the 11th EAPC World Research Congress Online

Behind the scenes, the Scientific Committee and the EAPC head office team have been coming to grips with what’s involved in building an online world congress. Julie Ling, Cathy Payne, Avril Jackson and Alice Gallivanone explain.           … Continue reading

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Attending to patients’ spiritual needs at the end of life: Exploring the physician’s role

Earlier this year, we launched a series on ‘Spirituality and Palliative Care’ that looked at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. Following much interest in the subject, we’re delighted to publish more posts. Today, … Continue reading

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Palliative care and neurology in Sri Lanka  – another first!

For the first time ever, palliative care featured in a neurology congress in Sri Lanka.  Professor David Oliver, Honorary Professor at the University of Kent, UK, and Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group on Neurology … Continue reading

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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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COVID-19 and palliative care: Scale up provision in every country – especially in primary care

Professor Scott A Murray (Scotland); Dr Sébastien Moine (France); Professor Yvonne Engels (the Netherlands); Deirdre Shanagher (Ireland) and Dr Maurizio Cancian (Italy) are Members of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Primary Care Reference Group executive committee. Here they explain how this is … Continue reading

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