Category Archives: EAPC World Congresses

Welcome to the 10th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care

2018 marks a special year in the history of palliative care, not least the 10th EAPC World Congress that takes place in Bern, Switzerland, on 24 to 26 May. Co-chairs of the Scientific Committee, Luc Deliens (Belgium) and Per Sjøgren … Continue reading

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EAPC 16th World Congress, Berlin 2019 – call for proposals for Parallel and ‘Meet the Expert’ Sessions

Dr Sébastien Moine, Chair of the EAPC Scientific Committee, Berlin 2019, invites you to get involved in planning the content for the Congress. The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care – ‘Global Palliative Care – Shaping … Continue reading

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The experience of spiritual pain for dying migrants away from birth country

New series: Posters from the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year in Madrid more than 900 posters were on display representing the scientific … Continue reading

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What happens to palliative care in times of mega disaster?

New series: Posters from the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year in Madrid more than 900 posters were on display representing the scientific … Continue reading

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Impact of Volunteer Befrienders on Quality of Life, Loneliness and Social Support: A Wait List Randomised Trial (ELSA)

New series starts today: Posters from the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care  Poster presentations are an essential cornerstone of every EAPC Congress – this year in Madrid more than 900 posters were on display representing … Continue reading

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Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year Award: Helping clinicians engage in end-of-life discussions with older dying patients

This year’s prestigious Palliative Medicine Paper of the Year Award was presented at the closing ceremony of the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care held in Madrid in May 2017. Ebony Lewis, Simpson Centre for Health … Continue reading

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EAPC Matters – a summer message from the president

Phil Larkin, President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) I know when summer arrives in Ireland for three reasons: it rains, the American tourists arrive, and it rains again. It is not all bad – we have had … Continue reading

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