Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

Palliative care in neurology

David Oliver is an honorary professor at the University of Kent in the UK, a board member of the European Association for Palliative Care and a retired consultant in palliative medicine. Palliative care featured again at the Congress of the … Continue reading

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EAPC Matters – a summer message from the president

Phil Larkin, President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) I know when summer arrives in Ireland for three reasons: it rains, the American tourists arrive, and it rains again. It is not all bad – we have had … Continue reading

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Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in Portugal: Bringing the EAPC white paper to the centre of the Portuguese debate

Introducing a new, two-part series from Sandra Martins Pereira, Mara Freitas, Cátia Ferreira, Pablo Hernández-Marrero and Manuel Luís Capelas, on behalf of the Portuguese Association for Palliative Care. Here, they introduce the Portuguese translation of the European Association for Palliative … Continue reading

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Viewing palliative care through posters at the 15th EAPC World Congress Madrid

Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress. Christoph Ostgathe, Chair of the 2017 Scientific Committee, and Julie Ling, CEO EAPC, explain how posters are judged and announce this year’s winners. Over two days at the Madrid World … Continue reading

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Equality of opportunity in academic palliative care: What’s the problem?

Dr Katherine Sleeman, NIHR Clinician Scientist at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK Is there a problem with gender bias in academic palliative care? This was the question I pondered at the 2016 European Association for Palliative Care … Continue reading

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Cross-national comparisons today and in the future – An interview with Dr Lara Pivodic, winner of the Palliative Medicine Early Researcher Award

  Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognize and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research. For the first time one of the three awards is sponsored … Continue reading

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Dignity and other lessons from Portuguese clinical research – An interview with Dr Miguel Julião winner of the EAPC Clinical Impact Award

LIVE FROM THE 15TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE IN MADRID . . . Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognize and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make … Continue reading

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