Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

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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Strictly Come Dying: Will it be a fast dance or a slow waltz?

Only 30 days to #EAPC2019 … The 16th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC): ‘Global Palliative Care – Shaping the future’ will explore how palliative care fits with the current global health and identify areas where … Continue reading

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Futurism in Palliative: An overview of the Palliative Care, Architecture and Design Symposium (PADS 2018)

The inaugural Palliative Care, Architecture and Design Symposium held in Liverpool, UK, in November 2018, enabled delegates to explore how architecture, design and technology can improve quality of life for people with palliative care needs. Christian Goodwin, Fulbright Scholar, US-UK Fulbright … Continue reading

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