Category Archives: EAPC World Congresses

Putting Paediatric Palliative Care Research into Practice in Palermo #EAPC2020

In the run-up to the 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) in Palermo, Sicily, in 2020, leading contributors will be giving a sneak peek of the congress programme. Today, Franca Benini, Myra Bluebond-Langner and Monika Fuehrer tell … Continue reading

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Welcome to the 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care – online abstract submission now open!

With increasing global interest in research in palliative care, Palermo is set to be centre stage in 2020 when it hosts the next EAPC World Research Congress on 14 to 16 May. Professor Augusto Caraceni (EAPC Research Network Chair) and Professor … Continue reading

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Leadership in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Workshop – outcomes from Berlin

The first open session on leadership in palliative care was held recently in Berlin at the 16th European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) World Congress. Organised by the European Palliative Care Academy (EUPCA), it presented excellent speakers and welcomed 120 participants. EUPCA … Continue reading

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Transforming learning in palliative care

Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executive at St Christopher’s, London, UK, explains how a conversation with two doctors from Rwanda and Bangladesh has led to radical changes at St Christopher’s to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. In the last plenary of … Continue reading

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Bringing palliative care to the public: The impact of social media. An interview with Mark Taubert, winner of the 2019 EAPC Clinical Impact Award

Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We talk to Dr Mark Taubert, winner of the 2019 EAPC … Continue reading

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Older people, palliative care and multiple perspectives: My contributions and future directions. An interview with Dr Maria Heckel PhD, winner of the 2019 EAPC Palliative Medicine Early Researcher Award

Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We talk to Dr Maria Heckel, PhD, winner of the 2019 … Continue reading

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End-of-life care for homeless people study wins Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year award at #EAPC2019 in Berlin

Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief, Palliative Medicine, announces the journal’s award-winning ‘Paper of the Year’ in the closing ceremony of the 16th EAPC World Congress in Berlin. On behalf of Palliative Medicine, the research journal of the EAPC, we are delighted to have … Continue reading

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