Category Archives: European Palliative Care Academy

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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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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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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Death and dying training for Fire Services in Spain

Dr Juan Pablo Leiva, a palliative care consultant at the Hospital of Manacor in Mallorca-Balearic Islands, Spain, explains what inspired him to develop a training course for local firefighters as part of his coursework with the European Palliative Care Academy … Continue reading

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EUPCA – Teamwork in Palliative Care

The European Palliative Care Academy (EUPCA) has just completed its third course week in Gdansk, Poland. Course leaders, Rev Dr Piotr Krakowiak, UMK University of Toruń, and Anna Janowicz, Hospice Foundation, Gdansk, describe some of the high points of the … Continue reading

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