Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

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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PALLIATIVE CARE FROM DIAGNOSIS TO DEATH

Cliquez ici pour la traduction française. Klicken Sie hier für die deutsche Übersetzung. CELEBRATING WORLD HEALTH DAY, 7 APRIL 2017 . . . Scott A Murray, Sébastien Moine, Jordi Amblàs-Novellas and Kirsty Boyd, members of the EAPC Primary Care Reference … Continue reading

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WeCare chair: End of Life Care research group celebrates third anniversary

In June 2016, WeCare chair celebrated its achievements of the past three years with a special course led by Dr Keith Wilson from Canada. Josep Porta-Sales, Director, Cristina Monforte-Royo, Co-director, and Albert Balaguer, Coordinator, explain.  WeCare chair: End of Life … 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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Greater than the sum of its parts – Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 brings back fond memories of 1996

Professor Cynthia Goh, Co-Chair of the 12th Asia Pacific Hospice Conference 2017 Organising Committee, and Chair of the Asia Pacific Hospice Palliative Care Network, welcomes you to Singapore and urges you to submit your abstracts now . . . After … Continue reading

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New development for Irish children’s palliative/complex care nursing

Continuing our series of posts, in collaboration with the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Paediatric Taskforce, about children’s palliative care with examples of initiatives that aim to improve care for children, young people and their families.  Today, Claire Quinn, … Continue reading

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Education and Training in Care Homes: A different way of working

Anna-Marie Stevens, PhD, Nurse Consultant, Palliative Care Team, The Royal Marsden NHS Foundation Trust/The Royal Brompton NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK, explains the background to her longer article published in the current  issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care It can … Continue reading

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