Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

New workbook for carers in palliative care released

Dr Libby Sallnow, Palliative medicine doctor, University College London Hospital, and doctoral student, University of Edinburgh, UK. This week sees the release of a new tool for supporting carers in palliative care, but with one crucial difference –  it takes … Continue reading

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End of life care communication training for generalists: Improvements in showing empathy and discussing emotions, but more effective in simulated patient encounters than real ones

Dr Lucy Selman, Research Fellow (Qualitative Research in Randomised Trials), the University of Bristol, UK, explains the background to a longer article published in the Journal of Pain and Symptom Management. In a systematic review published recently, we identified 153 … Continue reading

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WeCare Festival: Living to the end – International Festival of Creative Representations of the End of Life

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL The WeCare Chair: End of Life Care, a research group based at the Universitat Internacional de Catalunya, Spain, has launched a call for creative expressions in the form of films, stories … Continue reading

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How to assess and address the wish to hasten death in daily clinical practice – the 4th International WeCare workshop

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL Cristina Monforte-Royo and Josep Porta-Sales, WeCare: End of Life Care research group, Barcelona, Spain, describe how their international workshop links research to clinical practice WeCare: End of Life Care is a … Continue reading

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Palliative care: Making it work – New MOOC launches

Dr Nancy Preston and Dr Sean Hughes, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, explain how a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) has provided free online training for health and social care workers, patients, carers and academics … 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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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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