Category Archives: EAPC White Papers, Guidelines & Recommendations

Palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities: The EAPC White Paper in a nutshell

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne is Associate Professor, Kingston University & St George’s University of London, and Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Intellectual Disabilities. Here, she explains the background to her  longer article published in the January/February … Continue reading

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Euthanasia and assisted suicide – the struggle continues

Today, we publish the final post in our special series to mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide Lukas Radbruch (Germany), Carlo Leget (The Netherlands), Patrick Bahr (Germany) and Paul Vanden Berghe (Belgium, … Continue reading

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Euthanasia – legal regulations and practices

Here’s the third post in our special series to mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Lukas Radbruch (Germany), Carlo Leget (The Netherlands), Patrick Bahr (Germany) and Paul Vanden Berghe (Belgium, who are … Continue reading

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Assisted suicide – legal regulations and practices

Here’s the second post in our special series to mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide Lukas Radbruch (Germany), Carlo Leget (The Netherlands), Patrick Bahr (Germany) and Paul Vanden Berghe (Belgium), who are all … Continue reading

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How do we feel about physician-assisted suicide?  

To mark the publication of the EAPC’s latest white paper on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide, we are publishing a special series of posts on euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide. Lukas Radbruch (Germany), Carlo Leget (The Netherlands), Patrick Bahr (Germany) and Paul … Continue reading

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Strengths and resources: What palliative care social work is made of

In November 2014, the European Association for Palliative Care published a new white paper: Core competencies for palliative care social work in Europe. Here, two of the authors, David Oliviere and Pam Firth, recall people who inspired them in developing … Continue reading

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The art of social work in palliative care: EAPC publishes new White Paper on core competencies

Dr Sean Hughes, Research Associate, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, Lancaster, UK, explains the background to a longer article published in the November/December issue of the ‘European Journal of Palliative Care’. My work in more than … Continue reading

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