Category Archives: EAPC Task Forces/Reference Groups

EAPC Task Force on International Collaboration for the Development of Health Care Professional Guidelines in Palliative Care

WELCOME TO #EAPC2020 – THE 11TH EAPC WORLD RESEARCH CONGRESS 2020 – WITH LIVE INTERACTIVE ONLINE SESSIONS 7 TO 9 OCTOBER AND ON-DEMAND CONTENT ONLINE FROM 21 SEPTEMBER  Ahead of the congress, we’re delighted to give a glimpse of what’s in … Continue reading

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Attending to patients’ spiritual needs at the end of life: Exploring the physician’s role

Earlier this year, we launched a series on ‘Spirituality and Palliative Care’ that looked at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. Following much interest in the subject, we’re delighted to publish more posts. Today, … Continue reading

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Palliative care and neurology in Sri Lanka  – another first!

For the first time ever, palliative care featured in a neurology congress in Sri Lanka.  Professor David Oliver, Honorary Professor at the University of Kent, UK, and Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group on Neurology … Continue reading

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Building compassionate communities – a new resource

If you’ve ever wondered where to turn for guidance on building a compassionate community – here’s the answer. Libby Sallnow and Joachim Cohen, on behalf of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group on Public Health and Palliative Care, explain. The … Continue reading

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COVID-19 and palliative care: Scale up provision in every country – especially in primary care

Professor Scott A Murray (Scotland); Dr Sébastien Moine (France); Professor Yvonne Engels (the Netherlands); Deirdre Shanagher (Ireland) and Dr Maurizio Cancian (Italy) are Members of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Primary Care Reference Group executive committee. Here they explain how this is … Continue reading

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