Category Archives: European Journal of Palliative Care

The magic of our mind(fulness)

  Irene Campagnolo Maschio, Physiotherapist, Princess Alice Hospice, Esher, Surrey, UK, explains the background to her longer article published in the current edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care. I’ve always been fascinated by the potential the mind has … Continue reading

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When children are dying – the distance between closeness and professional distance in paediatric palliative care

Regula Buder, Nurse Practitioner, MAS FHO, Palliative Care, Geschäftsleitung Stv. Kinderspitex Nordewestschweiz, Switzerland, explains the background to her longer article that is published in the November/December issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care.  As a professional in paediatric palliative … Continue reading

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Management of malignant bowel obstruction with Lanreotide for a community palliative care patient

Dr Kate Markham, Dr Shan Shan Vijeratnam and Dr Pia Amsler, Isabel Hospice, Welwyn Garden City, UK, explain the background to their longer article published in the November/December edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care. We are doctors from … Continue reading

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Use of antibiotics in Singapore

Dr Eng Koon, Division of Palliative Medicine, National Cancer Centre Singapore, explains the background to his longer article, published in the current edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care – a reminder that even common (and seemingly uncomplicated) treatments need … Continue reading

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EJPC Palliative Care Policy Development Award welcomes nominations

Professor Julia Riley, Editor of the European Journal of Palliative Care, encourages nominations for this year’s EJPC Award. Professor Riley is also Clinical Lead, Coordinate My Care; Palliative Care Consultant, Royal Marsden and Royal Brompton Palliative Care Service, The Royal Marsden NHS … Continue reading

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The Convenient Death of King George V

Associate Professor A D (Sandy) Macleod is a psychiatrist and palliative medicine physician. Jane Vella-Brincat is a clinical pharmacist. They have been working in the palliative care services in Christchurch, New Zealand, for many years. Here, they explain the background … Continue reading

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A consensus on palliative care in neurology – a collaborative approach

Professor David Oliver, Honorary Professor, University of Kent; Co-chair of Palliative Care Specialty Panel of the European Academy of Neurology and a member of the Board of Directors of the European Association for Palliative Care. Here, David explains the background … Continue reading

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