Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

Palliative care and neurology – world recognition at the World Congress of Neurology

Professor David Oliver, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group on Palliative Care in Neurology. The recognition of the role of palliative care for patients with progressive neurological disease has been increasing over the past five … Continue reading

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The experience of spiritual pain for dying migrants away from birth country

New series: Posters from the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year in Madrid more than 900 posters were on display representing the scientific … Continue reading

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What happens to palliative care in times of mega disaster?

New series: Posters from the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year in Madrid more than 900 posters were on display representing the scientific … Continue reading

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Advance care planning: The EAPC white paper in a nutshell

Judith Rietjens and Ida Korfage are both Assistant Professors in the department of Public Health of Erasmus MC in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Together, they chair the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) taskforce on advance care planning. In this blog … Continue reading

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Impact of Volunteer Befrienders on Quality of Life, Loneliness and Social Support: A Wait List Randomised Trial (ELSA)

New series starts today: Posters from the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care  Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year in Madrid more than 900 posters were on display representing … Continue reading

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Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year Award: Helping clinicians engage in end-of-life discussions with older dying patients

This year’s prestigious Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year Award was presented at the closing ceremony of the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care held in Madrid in May 2017. Ebony Lewis, Simpson Centre for Health … Continue reading

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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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