Category Archives: 15th World Congress Madrid

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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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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EAPC Matters – a summer message from the president

Phil Larkin, President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) I know when summer arrives in Ireland for three reasons: it rains, the American tourists arrive, and it rains again. It is not all bad – we have had … Continue reading

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Viewing palliative care through posters at the 15th EAPC World Congress Madrid

Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress. Christoph Ostgathe, Chair of the 2017 Scientific Committee, and Julie Ling, CEO EAPC, explain how posters are judged and announce this year’s winners. Over two days at the Madrid World … Continue reading

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Equality of opportunity in academic palliative care: What’s the problem?

Dr Katherine Sleeman, NIHR Clinician Scientist at the Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, UK Is there a problem with gender bias in academic palliative care? This was the question I pondered at the 2016 European Association for Palliative Care … Continue reading

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