Category Archives: EAPC Task Forces/Reference Groups

Will you make it happen, Santa?

The EAPC’s Children and Young People Reference Group have just published the European Charter on Palliative Care. The aim of this very important Charter is to set out standards that can be used as a tool for empowering children, families … Continue reading

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Spiritual Care in medicine- the Polish way.

The development of palliative care in Poland has triggered a new examination of medical care, including the spiritual suffering of patients. Dr Małgorzata Fopka-Kowalczyk, Professor Małgorzata Krajnik and Dr Megan Best tell us more. Palliative care began in Poland in … Continue reading

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Leaders, advocates and voices for change: a message about future nurse leaders.

For our Palliative Care and Public Health blog series, Philip Larkin and Sonja McIlfatrick reflect on palliative care nursing ‘facts of life’, nurse education and call for a reorientation of the way in which nurses see their role. It is … Continue reading

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Palliative care for children and young people matters! Working together towards improving palliative care in Europe.

Children and young people are amongst the most hidden patients with palliative care needs. EAPC Children and Young People Taskforce co-chairs Ana Lacerda and Meggie Schuiling-Otten tell us why there is much to be done for children and young people … Continue reading

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

LIVE FROM THE 12th 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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