Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

It’s time to nominate EAPC board candidates!

Professor Christoph Ostgathe, President of the European Association for Palliative Care, explains how EAPC members can get involved in making their nominations for the next EAPC Board of Directors. All good things must come to an end . . .to … Continue reading

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Våga Fråga! – Dare to ask about the children.

When a parent is diagnosed with a life limiting illness, services may be hesitant about what they can offer to their children. Dr. Steve Marshall, a palliative care social worker from the United Kingdom, tells us why identifying children as … Continue reading

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Can you capture the essence of palliative care in one image?  Enter the EAPC’s photo competition now!

For today’s blog, we hear from Claudia Sütfeld, EAPC Congress Coordinator, about what makes this competition so special  – and she invites you to submit your entries to the EAPC’s Third International Photography Competition. We are back! The EAPC photo competition premiered … Continue reading

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Will you make it happen, Santa?

The EAPC’s Children and Young People Reference Group have just published the European Charter on Palliative Care. The aim of this very important Charter is to set out standards that can be used as a tool for empowering children, families … Continue reading

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Improving patient comfort when withdrawing mechanical ventilation at the end of life.

There were many highlights at the EAPC 12th World Research Congress, including the excellent posters which were on display.  The overall poster winner was Margaret L. Campbell and colleagues from Wayne State University, United States of America.  For the next … Continue reading

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