Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

Putting Paediatric Palliative Care Research into Practice in Palermo #EAPC2020

In the run-up to the 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) in Palermo, Sicily, in 2020, leading contributors will be giving a sneak peek of the congress programme. Today, Franca Benini, Myra Bluebond-Langner and Monika Fuehrer tell … Continue reading

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Two crises at one time: Access to opioids for patients in palliative care in times of the US opioid crisis

Prof Dr Christoph Ostgathe, Dr Sébastien Moine, Dr Julie Ling (European Association for Palliative Care) and Prof Lukas Radbruch (International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care). The USA ‘opioid crisis’ is a well-documented public health disaster and a human tragedy, (0) with … Continue reading

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Lets think global, foster diversity and tackle inequalities in palliative care

A message from the recently elected President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), Professor Christoph Ostgathe, who is a palliative care physician and Chair of Palliative Medicine at the University of Erlangen, Germany. Several weeks have passed since … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care – online abstract submission now open!

With increasing global interest in research in palliative care, Palermo is set to be centre stage in 2020 when it hosts the next EAPC World Research Congress on 14 to 16 May. Professor Augusto Caraceni (EAPC Research Network Chair) and Professor … Continue reading

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Leadership in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Workshop – outcomes from Berlin

The first open session on leadership in palliative care was held recently in Berlin at the 16th European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) World Congress. Organised by the European Palliative Care Academy (EUPCA), it presented excellent speakers and welcomed 120 participants. EUPCA … Continue reading

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APCP Social Work Task Force translates ‘Core competencies for palliative care social work in Europe’ into Portuguese

Carla Reigada, on behalf of the Portuguese Association of Palliative Care (APCP) Social Work Task Force, introduces the Portuguese translation of this essential document and encourages others to translate it into their languages. Writing in the European Association for Palliative … Continue reading

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Transforming learning in palliative care

Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executive at St Christopher’s, London, UK, explains how a conversation with two doctors from Rwanda and Bangladesh has led to radical changes at St Christopher’s to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. In the last plenary of … Continue reading

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