Category Archives: East & Central Europe

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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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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The start of volunteering in hospice and palliative care in Serbia

NEW SERIES: HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE IN EASTERN AND CENTRAL EUROPE … Serbia’s first palliative care social worker and volunteers coordinator, Mijodrag Bogićević, is Patient Care Manager at the Center for Palliative Care and Palliative Medicine “BELhospice” and a member of … Continue reading

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