Category Archives: PATIENT & FAMILY CARE

‘This is your golden time. You enjoy it and you’ve plenty time for crying after’: How dysphagia impacts family caregivers of people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO PRESENT THIS MONTH’S ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, THE OFFICIAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF THE EAPC.  Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Palliative Medicine’, chooses an article that readers may find particularly interesting or useful and invites the authors … Continue reading

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Grief and bereavement during COVID-19: How can we best support those left behind?

Dr Lucy Selman is a Senior Research Fellow and co-lead of the Palliative and End of Life Care Research Group at the University of Bristol. Here she describes the evidence reviews she’s been involved in to help inform bereavement support … Continue reading

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Nursing competencies across different levels of palliative care provision: Highlighting the need for further research and international collaboration

CONTINUING OUR SERIES TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE 2020 AND THE BENEFITS THAT NURSING AND MIDWIFERY BRING TO THE HEALTH OF THE GLOBAL POPULATION.  To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is … Continue reading

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BreathEase: German study shows improvements in patients’ mastery of breathlessness and quality of life

Only 55 days to #EAPC2020 … The 11th World Research Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care which, for the first time ever, will take place online. Plenary and invited talks and free communication sessions will be pre-recorded and … Continue reading

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DIAdIC: Supporting people with advanced cancer and their informal caregivers in their psycho-social needs

Prof Joachim Cohen, Project Coordinator, explains how the DIAdIC project will test and evaluate a nurse-led person-to-person approach and online learning that aim to support people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers. With almost four million people in the … Continue reading

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