Category Archives: 14th World Congress Copenhagen

EAPC Early Researcher Award: Important acknowledgement to clinicians doing research

On 9 May at the 14th EAPC World Congress in Copenhagen, Dr Tora Skeidsvoll Solheim, Department of Oncology at St Olavs University Hospital/ Department of Cancer Research and Molecular Medicine, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, received joint-third … Continue reading

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Coming full circle: Thoughts on winning the European Association for Palliative Care Early Researcher Award

On 9 May at the 14th EAPC World Congress in Copenhagen, Dr Amara Nwosu, Academic Clinical Lecturer in Palliative Care, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, UK, received joint-third prize in the 2015 European Association for Palliative Care … Continue reading

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Classifying the invisible: Building a taxonomy of integrated palliative care initiatives

Dr Benjamin Ewert, Research Assistant, University Hospital Bonn, Germany, was one of the speakers in a ‘Meet the expert’ session at the 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (May 2015). Here he explains the background to … Continue reading

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Translating research into clinical practice: Thoughts on winning an EAPC Early Researcher Award

On 9 May at the 14th EAPC World Congress in Copenhagen, Dr Julie Kinley, Nurse Consultant for Care Homes, St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK, received second prize in the 2015 European Association for Palliative Care Early Researcher Award. Here, she … Continue reading

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Long-term thinking and working collaboratively: The 14th EAPC World Congress

Shelagh Wright PhD, a retired lecturer in psycho-oncology from Ireland, was in Copenhagen for the Congress. Here, she  gives us her impressions of the Congress and urges everyone to sign the Prague Charter to recognise palliative care as a human right… Everything about … Continue reading

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Opening doors to collaboration with scientists from across the world: The 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

PhD fellow Mie Nordly, MSc, Palliative Research Unit 7621 in Copenhagen University Hospital, Denmark. Mie was one of many student volunteers who worked tirelessly at the EAPC World Congress last week; here she gives a young researcher’s perspective. It was … Continue reading

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New beginnings… All change at the EAPC

This year’s 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care held last week in Copenhagen, was probably one of the biggest yet with around 2,800 delegates from 80 countries of the world. Praise to the hosts, led by Professor … Continue reading

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