Category Archives: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL REPORTS

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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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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