Category Archives: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL REPORTS

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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Kent in Croatia: Sharing experiences in palliative care

Earlier this week, Renata Marđetko described how a change in the law is leading to real progress in Croatia and told us about recent education and training initiatives. Today, Professor David Oliver, an honorary professor at the Tizard Centre, University of Kent, and Tricia … Continue reading

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Palliative care in Croatia – a change in the law leads to real progress

Renata Marđetko, Palliative Care Coordinator in Međimurje, Croatia, describes how palliative care has progressed since the national law was changed allowing palliative care to be provided and funded within the national healthcare system. For more than 25 years, there have been plans to … Continue reading

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