Category Archives: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL REPORTS

Palliative Medicine in Practice: An opportunity to share your work widely and build your academic reputation

Dr Wojciech Leppert, Editor–in–Chief, and Dr Leszek Pawłowski, Secretary/Editor, ‘Palliative Medicine in Practice’, invite you to submit your work to this open access journal, published in the English language.   We are delighted to take this opportunity to encourage readers of this … Continue reading

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Transforming learning in palliative care

Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executive at St Christopher’s, London, UK, explains how a conversation with two doctors from Rwanda and Bangladesh has led to radical changes at St Christopher’s to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. In the last plenary of … Continue reading

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Continuous deep sedation until death: French recommendations

Cliquez ici pour la version en français. Frédéric Guirimand, MD, PhD, is a physician and Head of Research and Education at La Maison Médicale Jeanne Garnier, an 81-bed palliative care unit in Paris. Here, Dr Guirimand, who has played a … Continue reading

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Milestones: Fifty years of hospice and palliative care in Germany

ONLY 101 DAYS TO #EAPC2019 … AHEAD OF THE 16TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE (EAPC) TO BE HELD IN BERLIN, GERMANY, 23 TO 25 MAY 2019, WE BRING YOU SOME SPECIAL POSTS TO WELCOME YOU TO … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to us! German Association for Palliative Medicine celebrates 25 years

ONLY 112 DAYS TO #EAPC2019 … AHEAD OF THE 16TH WORLD CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE – BERLIN, GERMANY, 23-25 MAY 2019 – WE BRING YOU THE FIRST OF SOME  SPECIAL POSTS TO WELCOME YOU TO BERLIN. Today, … Continue reading

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2018 saw a major initiative in India to make palliative care accessible to everyone

Dr Jenifer Jeba S is a Professor (Palliative Medicine) at the Christian Medical College and Hospital, Vellore, India. Here, she explains how palliative care and family medicine physicians in India have come together to meet the huge unmet palliative care need for people … Continue reading

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Europe welcomes the Baltic Palliative Care Association

Combining, sharing and adapting knowledge and experience to solve problems more effectively is a hallmark of good palliative care. Marius Čiurlionis is Head of Nursing, Palliative Medicine and Social Care Clinic, VšĮ Centro Poliklinika, Vilnius in Lithuania, and is also a founding … Continue reading

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