Category Archives: EAPC Task Forces/Reference Groups

EAPC white paper on spiritual care education in palliative care     

CONTINUING OUR SERIES ON SPIRITUALITY AND PALLIATIVE CARE…  Piret Paal is an anthropologist who works as a researcher and coordinator of the WHO Collaborating Centre at the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice, Paracelsus Medical Private University, Salzburg, Austria. With comments … Continue reading

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New EAPC Reference Group on Family Carers – The International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) 

Professor Peter Hudson, Chair, and Professor Gunn Grande, Co-Chair, The International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group, introduce the work of one of the EAPC’s newest reference groups.   A core tenet of palliative … Continue reading

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Can big data be useful for palliative and end-of-life care? Call for papers for a special issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’

Bregje Onwuteaka Philipsen (Amsterdam UMC, Netherlands) and Lucas Morin (Karolinska Institutet, Sweden) are the Guest Editors of the special issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’ on ‘Big Data in Palliative and End-of-Life Care’. Big data is everywhere. We use complex algorithms to find our … Continue reading

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Developing EAPC guidance on palliative care for refugees and migrants

Continuing our new series about palliative care in the context of humanitarian crises where we shall look at the implications of providing palliative care for migrants, refugees and people who have fled war-torn countries and places of conflict and how … Continue reading

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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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