Category Archives: EAPC Task Forces/Reference Groups

Palliative care and neurology: Continuing collaboration at 2019 World Congress of Neurology

Professor David Oliver, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Neurology Reference Group – Palliative Care, was part of a cohort of palliative care clinicians and academics who presented at this year’s World Congress of Neurology. The Twenty Fourth World … Continue reading

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How do we change the narrative around volunteers and clarify the value of their contribution?

UNDER THE LENS – A NEW SERIES ABOUT VOLUNTEERING HIGHLIGHTING THE IMPORTANT ROLE PLAYED BY VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE…  Professor Anne Goossensen, Steering group member, and Dr Ros Scott, Co-chair, both connected to the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force … Continue reading

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Spiritual care in palliative care in Europe: Accomplishments and challenges in diversity

EAPC task forces are formed by interested EAPC members from different disciplines and countries that work together to deliver on focused, time-limited projects. Some task forces have evolved into EAPC Reference Groups with a broader scope of work and the … Continue reading

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Strictly Come Dying: Will it be a fast dance or a slow waltz?

Only 30 days to #EAPC2019 … The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC): ‘Global Palliative Care – Shaping the future’ will explore how palliative care fits with the current global health and identify areas where … Continue reading

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Milestone on the road to Universal Health Coverage: Palliative care is now included in the Declaration of Astana on Primary Health Care

The International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC), as a non-state actor in official relations with the World Health Organization (WHO), was invited to attend the Global Conference on Primary Health Care in Astana, Kazakhstan on 25-26 October.   … Continue reading

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Another milestone for neurology and palliative care: EAPC and EAN join forces at neurology congress in Lisbon

David Oliver, Honorary Professor at the University of Kent, Canterbury, UK, Chair of EAPC Palliative Care in Neurology Reference Group and EAPC Board member. At the recent 4th Congress of the European Academy of Neurology in Lisbon, the close collaboration between … Continue reading

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The changing face of volunteering in hospice and palliative care– new book launches at 10th EAPC World Research Congress

Dr Ros Scott, Co-Chair European Association for Palliative Care Task Force on Volunteering, and Dr Steven Howlett, Deputy Director, Roehampton University Business School, are co-editors of a new book that explores the complex phenomenon that is volunteering in hospice and … Continue reading

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