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Category Archives: EAPC Task Forces/Reference Groups
Hurdle Hopping: collaborating to overcome challenges in palliative care education.
According to the World Health Organization (WHO), insufficient knowledge about palliative care and the capacity of health workers to deliver it are significant barriers to accessing palliative care. For today’s blog, Professor Piret Paal from the newly founded Institute of … Continue reading
Research to meet the needs of family carers – announcing a significant step forward!
Palliative care services seek to improve the wellbeing of family carers of people living with serious and life-limiting illness but how can research in this area be done well? For January’s Palliative Medicine’s Editor’s Choice, Professor Peter Hudson and Professor Clare … Continue reading
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
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