Category Archives: EAPC Task Forces/Reference Groups

‘The ideal world for palliative care is quite obvious’: an interview with #EAPC2022 award winner, Kim Beernaert.

LIVE FROM THE 11th EAPC WORLD RESEARCH CONGRESS ONLINE! One of the many highlights of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards. Awarded jointly by the EAPC and the EAPC Research Network, these awards … Continue reading

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How to make a Delphi expert consultation fly!

Jenny van der Steen and Ida Korfage, chairs of the EAPC Task Force on Advance Care Planning in Dementia, which is a joint venture of two previous EAPC task forces, explain more. Advance care planning can be seen as a … Continue reading

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Reflections on end-of-life care in Idiopathic Parkinson’s Disease (IPD).

In partnership with the EAPC Neurology Reference Group, our Neurology blog series enables practitioners and researchers share their experiences in supporting people affected by neurological disease. Today’s guest writer is Dr. Mark Lee, Consultant in Palliative Care, St Benedict’s Hospice … Continue reading

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How has COVID-19 impacted on the role of palliative care social workers?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacted on many aspects of health and care delivery. On World Social Work Day 2022, Dr Audrey Roulston, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast / Co-Chair of the EAPC Social Work Task Force and Dr Jana … Continue reading

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The EAPC Spiritual Care Reference Group: Building on strong foundations

Bella Vivat and Marie-Jose Gijsberts, co-chairs of the EAPC Spiritual Care Reference Group, outline the Group’s history and approach, their own backgrounds and interests, and reflect on planned future work. Spiritual care has been understood as integral to palliative care … Continue reading

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