Leadership in palliative care: EAPC Task Force to foster international palliative care leadership capacity building

The European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) has introduced a task force to foster international palliative care leadership capacity building. Chaired by Professor Raymond Voltz (University Hospital Cologne, Germany) and Professor Sheila Payne (Lancaster University, UK), it strives to influence, promote … Continue reading

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How motivational messaging may help patients to stay on course with MyPal

Dr Jonathan Reston and Heather Parker, MyPal team members and behaviour change specialists at Atlantis Healthcare UK, explain how the MyPal Adult study will incorporate personalised motivational messaging to optimise participant engagement. Most of us are now connected to a range of … Continue reading

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A free online course to improve palliative care in care homes for older people – registration for the next course opens today!

Earlier this year, a free online course delivered training for almost 1,500 healthcare professionals and others involved in caring for older people at end of life. If you missed it, there’s a new course starting early in 2020!  Professor Sheila Payne, … Continue reading

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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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