Category Archives: EAPC White Papers, Guidelines & Recommendations

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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APCP Social Work Task Force translates ‘Core competencies for palliative care social work in Europe’ into Portuguese

Carla Reigada, on behalf of the Portuguese Association of Palliative Care (APCP) Social Work Task Force, introduces the Portuguese translation of this essential document and encourages others to translate it into their languages. Writing in the European Association for Palliative … Continue reading

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Euthanasia and physician-assisted suicide in Portugal: Bringing the EAPC white paper to the centre of the Portuguese debate

Introducing a new, two-part series from Sandra Martins Pereira, Mara Freitas, Cátia Ferreira, Pablo Hernández-Marrero and Manuel Luís Capelas, on behalf of the Portuguese Association for Palliative Care. Here, they introduce the Portuguese translation of the European Association for Palliative … Continue reading

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Making connections – EAPC President visits the European Parliament

Professor Philip Larkin, President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), highlights some European Parliament initiatives that may offer opportunities for the EAPC to be seen as an authority on the delivery and practice of palliative care. Once in … Continue reading

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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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