Category Archives: INTERVIEWS & TRIBUTES

Reflections to mark 50 years in palliative care: A trinity of patient care, education and training, and research

On 1 March, Robert Twycross, known internationally for his clinical work, teaching and writing, and a founding member of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), will celebrate 50 years in palliative care. To mark the occasion, the EAPC will … Continue reading

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Contextualising constraints to improve palliative care in acute care: An interview with Associate Professor Melissa Bloomer, winner of the 2020 EAPC Post-doctoral Award

LIVE FROM THE 11th EAPC WORLD RESEARCH CONGRESS ONLINE… Highlights of every European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards. Awarded jointly by the EAPC and the EAPC Research Network (RN), these awards recognise and support the … Continue reading

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Remembering Mary, pioneer of hospice care

Heather Richardson and Shaun O’Leary, Joint Chief Executives at St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK, pay tribute to the life and work of hospice care pioneer, Dr Mary Baines. Dr Mary Baines OBE was a pioneer, a mother to Rachel, Stephen and … Continue reading

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Discovering people’s strengths and resources at the end of life

On the 90th birthday of pioneering palliative care social worker, Elisabeth Earnshaw-Smith, we are delighted to republish this earlier post, which we hope will stimulate the thinking around the family and social model in palliative care. And you can download … Continue reading

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Developing palliative care nursing in Brazil: Professor Sheila Payne interviews Professor Fabiana Bolela de Souza

Fabiana Bolela de Souza, a Professor in Nursing at Ribeirão Preto College of Nursing, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil, talks to Professor Sheila Payne from the International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, about her perspectives and … Continue reading

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