Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

From the front line: Palliative care in Bologna during the COVID-19 crisis

Dr Danila Valenti is Medical Director of UO Rete delle Cure Palliative (SC), a palliative care unit in Bologna, northern Italy, and a member of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Board of Directors. Here, she explains some of … Continue reading

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EAPC white paper on spiritual care education in palliative care     

CONTINUING OUR SERIES ON SPIRITUALITY AND PALLIATIVE CARE…  Piret Paal is an anthropologist who works as a researcher and coordinator of the WHO Collaborating Centre at the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical Private University, Salzburg, Austria. With comments … Continue reading

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Winning posters from Berlin: Consensus building on health indicators to assess palliative care global development with an international group of experts

As we prepare for the 11th EAPC World Research Congress we are reminded that poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every one of our congresses. We shall look forward to another batch of outstanding posters in Palermo but meanwhile bring … Continue reading

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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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