Category Archives: INTERVIEWS & TRIBUTES

Joan Hunt OBE Obituary: Pioneer of palliative care in Spain and founder of Cudeca, the country’s first hospice

Marisa Martín Roselló, CEO and Medical Director, Cudeca, pays tribute to Joan Hunt OBE, a British woman whose compassion and determination inspired the local community in her ‘adopted’ country to establish Spain’s first hospice. Joan Hunt died at the age … Continue reading

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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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Sedation in Palliative Care: Practice and challenges: An interview with Dr Eva Katharina Schildmann, joint winner of the 2020 EAPC Early Researcher 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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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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Critical issues in prescribing at end of life: An interview with Lucas Morin, PhD, joint winner of the 2020 EAPC Early Researcher Award

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 work of scientists and clinicians in the field … Continue reading

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