Category Archives: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL REPORTS

Making Palliative Care Meaningful: Second Baltic Palliative Care Conference

By Marius Čiurlionis, Head of Nursing, Palliative Medicine and Social Care Clinic, VšĮ Centro Poliklinika, Vilnius, Lithuania, and a founding member of the Baltic Palliative Care Association. Marius explains how the Baltic Palliative Care Association is contributing to better understanding, … Continue reading

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Building specialized palliative care for the Czech Republic: A 15-year leadership journey in a developing country

Dr Ladislav Kabelka, Home hospice care sv. Zdislavy Trebic, Vysocina region, Czech Republic, Czech Society for Palliative Medicine, explains the background to his longer article just published in ‘Journal of Palliative Medicine’. The  article seeks to describe the leadership steps … Continue reading

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Palliative care and neurology: Continuing collaboration at 2019 World Congress of Neurology

Professor David Oliver, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Neurology Reference Group – Palliative Care, was part of a cohort of palliative care clinicians and academics who presented at this year’s World Congress of Neurology. The Twenty Fourth World … Continue reading

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Palliative care in the ‘Kingdom in the sky’: Lesotho

What can we learn and adapt from each other?  While nearly 6,000 miles apart, Wales in the UK and Lesotho in Southern Africa have much in common: similar size, landscape, bilingualism … and now palliative care. Dr Mary Hughes, a … Continue reading

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Lobster for Josino: Fabulous food for our final days

An executive chef, a palliative care consultant, a dietician and a speech pathologist teamed up to write an award-winning cook book that ensures that food and drink continue to be a positive part of life right to the end.   … Continue reading

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Palliative Care: Surrounding You With Support

This week, the island of Ireland is celebrating Palliative Care Week #pallcareweek… Karen Charnley, Director, All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC), explains how good information and support are the cornerstone of this year’s campaign and introduces the … 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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