Category Archives: NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL REPORTS

There is still a great deal to be done for patients with delirium – palliative care physicians and geriatricians team up on World Delirium Day

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL Dr Gabriela Picco, an internal medicine and palliative care physician, Palliative Care Unit, Hospital San Juan de Dios, Pamplona, Spain, and Silvia Echavarren Zozaya, Communications Officer, Hospital San Juan de Dios, describe … Continue reading

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Palliative care in Nepal: Current steps to providing Universal Health Coverage

Dr Dan Munday, Dr Ruth Powys, Professor Bishnu Paudel and Professor Rajesh Gongal, explain the background to their longer article published in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. In October 2017, the World Hospice and Palliative … Continue reading

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The next Italian challenge: Primary palliative care development

Caterina Magnani is a physician specialized in anesthesiology and general practice, and Head of Research at Antea Palliative Care Centre in Rome, Italy. Together with colleagues of Antea, she has translated the ‘EAPC Primary Palliative Care Toolkit’ into Italian. Carlo … Continue reading

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Winter Summit in Palliative Medicine – Heart and Spirit in Palliative Care

Dr Piotr Sobanski, Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Task Force on Palliative Care for People with Heart Disease, reports on a recent conference held in Poland that could be the first step for a joint programme of … Continue reading

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What are the main challenges facing palliative/end-of-life care today in relation to Japan’s ageing society

Mariko Masujima, Principal Investigator, and Zaiya Takahashi, Core Promoter, the Center of Excellence for End-of-Life Care at Chiba University, describe the present situation, policy and cultures about end-of-life care in Japan. Japan is on the precipice of a demographic crisis. … Continue reading

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France publishes palliative care pathways guidance – Organisation of pathways: Essentials of the palliative approach

Dr Caroline Latapy, Project Manager, Quality Improvement and Safety of Care, at the French National Authority for Health (HAS), explains how they developed a pathway document to identify adult patients who could benefit from a palliative approach. We are delighted … Continue reading

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Palliative care for slum populations: A case study from Bangladesh

Shahaduz Zaman PhD, Research Fellow, School of Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Glasgow, Dumfries, Scotland, explains the background to his article published in the July/August issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. Globally, there are very few examples of community-oriented … Continue reading

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