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A Christmas message from the EAPC Un mensaje de Navidad de la EAPC Un message de Noël de la part de l’association européenne de soins palliatifs (EAPC)

Haga clic aquí para obtener la versión en español Cliquez ici pour la version en français Professor Phil Larkin, President, and Dr Julie Ling, Chief Executive Officer, the European Association for Palliative Care Most organisations like to celebrate at Christmas … Continue reading

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Stephen Connor appointed Executive Director at WHPCA

Stephen Connor was appointed as Executive Director of the Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA) on 1 January 2016. Here, Stephen talks about his work in palliative care and his new post at the WHPCA. Palliative care has been part … Continue reading

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A woman who contributed to the development of palliative care: A tribute to Mrs Loredana Floriani

Professor Augusto Caraceni, Director of Palliative Care, Pain Therapy Rehabilitation and Virgilio Floriani Hospice at the National Cancer Institute of Milan, Italy, remembers the life and contribution of Mrs Loredana Floriani. Loredana Floriani, honorary president of the Floriani Foundation, died … Continue reading

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Remembering Cicely – founder of the modern hospice movement

Dr Mary Baines and Dr Tom West, former medical colleagues and close friends of Dame Cicely Saunders, took part in a special seminar held at St Christopher’s Hospice in London on 23 June to mark the tenth anniversary of her … Continue reading

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Supporting family carers in palliative care: The challenges – interview with Professor Gunn Grande

Ahead of her plenary talk at the 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care on Friday, Professor Gunn Grande (University of Manchester, UK), talks to Nicoleta Mitrea (Hospice Casa Sperantei, Romania), about her work in supporting family … Continue reading

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Building bridges: To where and to what? Interview with Professor Luc Deliens

Ahead of his plenary talk at the 14th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care later this week, Professor Luc Deliens, Professor of Palliative Care Research, End-of-Life Care Research Group, Ghent University & Vrije University Brussels, talks to … Continue reading

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Dr Thérèse Vanier – pioneer of palliative care in Europe

David Oliviere, Social Worker and former Director of Education at St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK, and Avril Jackson, Information Officer, European Association for Palliative Care, reflect on the unique contribution of Dr Thérèse Vanier who died on 16 June 2014 … Continue reading

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