Utilising gaming to enhance palliative care for children – the MyPal Child study

Professor Julia Downing, MyPal team member and Chief Executive, International Children’s Palliative Care Network, explains how the MyPal Child study aims to incorporate ‘gaming’ – now a part of everyday life for many children and young people – within the healthcare … 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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Advanced patient-reported outcome systems in the palliative care of adults and children with cancer – launch of a new European project: MyPal

Dr Vassilis Koutkias (Greece), Dr Kostas Stamatopoulos (Greece), Professor Sheila Payne and Dr Sean Hughes (UK) unveil a new European project to enable adults and children with cancer to engage more actively with their illness through the use of digital apps … Continue reading

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Lessons learnt and best practices in palliative care for nursing homes: PACE Steps to Success programme

Professor Sheila Payne, Professor Katherine Froggatt and Danni Collingridge Moore from the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, describe their work in developing a new Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), which demonstrates how to implement the PACE … Continue reading

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Improving palliative care for older people in nursing homes

To celebrate the International Day of Older Persons – a special post from PACE (Palliative Care for Older People in Europe) . . . PACE is an EUFP7-funded study that aims to compare the effectiveness of palliative care for older … Continue reading

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Enabling leaders in palliative and end-of-life care

Professor Phil Larkin and Professor Raymond Voltz on behalf of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) and The European Academy in Palliative Care (EUPCA) announce the ‘Award for Palliative Care Leadership Programmes 2019’. EUPCA coordinator, Dr Gerrit Frerich, explains what it … Continue reading

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New insights in various impacts of advance care planning

More from members of the ACTION Consortium about their European study that aims to investigate how to support people with advanced cancer to have a conversation about preferences and wishes.  And if you’re attending the 10th EAPC World Research Congress … Continue reading

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