Category Archives: INTERVIEWS & TRIBUTES

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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Lessons to be learned from children and adolescents approaching end of life – An interview with Dr Lorna Fraser, winner of the 2018 EAPC Post-Doctoral Award

Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We talk to Dr Lorna Fraser, winner of the 2018 EAPC Post-Doctoral … Continue reading

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So Palliative Care Works: What now? Achieving the Routine Integration of Palliative Care in Clinical Practice – An interview with Anna Collins, winner of the 2018 EAPC Early Researcher Award

Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We talk to Anna Collins, winner of the 2018 EAPC Early Researcher … Continue reading

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Integrating palliative care aside curative treatment in hemato-oncological diseases  – An interview with Dr Thomas W LeBlanc, winner of the 2018 EAPC Clinical Impact Award

LIVE FROM THE 10th EAPC WORLD RESEARCH CONGRESS IN BERN . . . Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative … Continue reading

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Cicely Saunders – celebrating a centenary

This year’s 10th EAPC World Research Congress celebrates important milestones for palliative care in Europe and the world: 20 years of the EAPC Research Network, the 30th anniversary of the EAPC, as well as the commemoration of the 100th birthday of Dame … Continue reading

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A tribute to Julia Franklin – a palliative care social worker who stood firm for caring relationships

In 2015, we published ‘Palliative Stories’, a series of posts from the perspective of patients and family carers. One of our contributors was Julia Franklin who described what it felt like to change gear from health professional to patient. We are … Continue reading

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