Category Archives: EAPC-LINKED JOURNALS

Mapping the scope of occupational therapy practice in palliative care: A European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) cross-sectional survey

Gail Eva, Senior Lecturer in Occupational Therapy, Brunel University London, UK, and Deidre Morgan, Lecturer in Palliative and Supportive Services, Flinders University, Adelaide, Australia, explain the background to their longer article published in the May issue of Palliative Medicine. “Why … Continue reading

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End-of-Life Doulas: Providing practical and emotional support to people living with life-limiting illness and their families

Anna Lyons is an end-of-life doula in London UK; here she explains the background to her longer article in the March/April issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. The profession of end-of-life doula is still very new. The reason for this is … Continue reading

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What can the ‘Six Ps’ tell us about recruitment issues in palliative care randomised controlled trials?

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE. . . Lesley Dunleavy, a PhD student at the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, is using a social marketing approach to better understand barriers and facilitators to recruitment … Continue reading

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Hungry, homeless and heading for heaven: Exploring end-of-life preferences of homeless people in the UK

Wendy Ann Webb, Queen’s Nurse, PhD Student and Florence Nightingale Research Scholar, explains the background to her PhD research and a longer article published in the March/April edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care. Over the past 18 years, … Continue reading

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Human Rights in End-of-Life Care: Implementation and early evaluation of the training programme

Jacqui Graves, Human Rights Lead, Sue Ryder, UK, explains the background to her longer article, which is published in the January/February 2018 issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. In our normal day-to-day lives and in the European and … Continue reading

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The world’s first full-scale occupational therapy trial in people with advanced cancer

THIS MONTH’S EDITOR’S CHOICE FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE . . . Marc Sampedro Pilegaard is an occupational therapist at The Research Initiative for Activity Studies and Occupational Therapy, Research Unit of General Practice, Department of Public Health, University of Southern Denmark, Odense C, … Continue reading

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The role of volunteers supporting people with life-limiting illness in their own homes

Dr Jason Boland, Senior Clinical Lecturer and Honorary Consultant in Palliative Medicine, and Dr Rachel Fearnley, Honorary Researcher, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, Hull, UK, explain the background to their longer article in the January/February 2018 issue of … Continue reading

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