Category Archives: EAPC ACTIVITIES

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

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Improving patient comfort when withdrawing mechanical ventilation at the end of life.

There were many highlights at the EAPC 12th World Research Congress, including the excellent posters which were on display.  The overall poster winner was Margaret L. Campbell and colleagues from Wayne State University, United States of America.  For the next … Continue reading

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Apply now! Nominate yourself or a colleague for the EAPC World Congress 2023 Researcher Awards.

The annual EAPC Congress is among the most well-known and respected events in palliative care. It hosts healthcare professionals, policymakers, scientists and experts from across the world. The EAPC Researcher Awards are always a highlight, recognising outstanding scientific contributions to … Continue reading

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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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Does early palliative home care for hematologic patients save money?

We hope you enjoyed the EAPC 12th World Research Congress!  All congress content is available online for delegates until 30th September 2022. There were many highlights from #EAPC2022 but we particularly enjoyed the award presentations, which included the Journal of … Continue reading

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