Category Archives: European Journal of Palliative Care

A shorter average length of stay in a UK hospice – how is this happening?

Dr Carmen Chan, a GP in training, and Dr Michael Tapley, Medical Director and Palliative Care Consultant at Willow Wood Hospice, Ashton-under-Lyne, UK, explain the background to their longer article published in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative … Continue reading

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Ethical issues in palliative care in heart failure

Manuel Martínez-Sélles is Head of Section of Cardiology of the Hospital General Universitario Gregorio Marañón, and Professor in the Universidad Europea and Universidad Complutense, Madrid, Spain. Here, he explains the background to a longer article published in the January/February issue … Continue reading

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What does psychology have to offer at end of life?

Dr Jenny Strachan, Clinical Psychologist, Marie Curie Hospice, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, explains the background to her longer article published in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. I came from a background in Adult Mental Health to … Continue reading

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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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