Category Archives: INTERVIEWS & TRIBUTES

A Personal reflection: A Tribute to Cynthia Goh.

Dr Cynthia Goh (1949- 2022) died in February at the age of 72.  Cynthia was the founding president of HCA Hospice Care, Singapore’s largest hospice homecare provider, and she led the Department of Palliative Medicine at Singapore’s National Cancer Centre. … Continue reading

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Thanks Avril – “You never quite go, something of you stays here …”

EAPC President Christoph Ostgathe and past presidents Philip Larkin and Sheila Payne pay tribute to Avril Jackson who is retiring from the EAPC on 31st January “You never quite go, something of you stays here …” is the refrain of … Continue reading

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Are we prepared for the worst: Do we have reason to be optimistic?

In his traditional, end-of-year message, Professor Dr Christoph Ostgathe, President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), reflects on the past year and hopes we can look forward to more solidarity in action in 2022. Today it was that … Continue reading

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Professor Anica Jusić Obituary: Neurologist and pioneer of palliative care in Croatia

Professor David Oliver, Tizard Centre, University of Kent, Canterbury, United Kingdom and Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Neurology Reference Group, remembers the contribution of neurologist Professor Anica Jusić, who was a driving force for palliative care … Continue reading

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Honouring the work of Ros Scott and Leena Pelttari in leading the EAPC Task Force on Volunteering

The European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) will host its latest webinar on Tuesday 9 November (17.00 CET) in partnership with the EAPC Task Force on Volunteering. Ahead of the webinar, we are delighted to publish this special tribute to … Continue reading

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