Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

Making Palliative Care Meaningful: Second Baltic Palliative Care Conference

By Marius Čiurlionis, Head of Nursing, Palliative Medicine and Social Care Clinic, VšĮ Centro Poliklinika, Vilnius, Lithuania, and a founding member of the Baltic Palliative Care Association. Marius explains how the Baltic Palliative Care Association is contributing to better understanding, … Continue reading


“End of life: Let’s learn to talk about it”: a MOOC end-of-life learning tool in French

Cliquez ici pour la version en français. The French national information centre on end-of-life care has just launched a MOOC that aims to help the public and healthcare professionals have a better understanding of end-of-life care – it’s free and … Continue reading

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A free online course to improve palliative care in care homes for older people – registration for the next course opens today!

Earlier this year, a free online course delivered training for almost 1,500 healthcare professionals and others involved in caring for older people at end of life. If you missed it, there’s a new course starting early next year! Professor Sheila Payne, … Continue reading

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Palliative care in the ‘Kingdom in the sky’: Lesotho

What can we learn and adapt from each other?  While nearly 6,000 miles apart, Wales in the UK and Lesotho in Southern Africa have much in common: similar size, landscape, bilingualism … and now palliative care. Dr Mary Hughes, a … Continue reading

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Leadership in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Workshop – outcomes from Berlin

The first open session on leadership in palliative care was held recently in Berlin at the 16th European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) World Congress. Organised by the European Palliative Care Academy (EUPCA), it presented excellent speakers and welcomed 120 participants. EUPCA … Continue reading

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Bringing Breathlessness into View – a multimedia exhibition on living well with breathlessness

Ann Hutchinson and Miriam Johnson from the Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, United Kingdom, describe how they are using a multimedia exhibition to help people to live well with breathlessness. The exhibition was held during the UK’s recent annual awareness … Continue reading

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Transforming learning in palliative care

Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executive at St Christopher’s, London, UK, explains how a conversation with two doctors from Rwanda and Bangladesh has led to radical changes at St Christopher’s to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. In the last plenary of … Continue reading

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