Category Archives: PATIENT & FAMILY CARE

Palliative care nursing: How the EAPC celebrated the International Year of the Nurse and Midwife 2020

Today, Dr Julie Ling, CEO, European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) and PD Dr Piret Paal, Reader in Nursing Science (Palliative Care) and Deputy Director of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research and Education at the Paracelsus Medical University … Continue reading

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Help us find the top priority questions in adult palliative care

Cochrane is a global independent network of people interested in health, including researchers, professionals, patients, and carers. Anna Erskine, Managing Editor of the Cochrane Pain, Palliative and Supportive Care (PaPaS) Review Group, explains how EAPC members and supporters can contribute … Continue reading

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Understanding and addressing challenges for Advance Care Planning in the COVID-19 pandemic

NEW SERIES:  COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE… Today, our guest writer is Andy Bradshaw, Research Fellow in Palliative Care at the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, UK, who contributes on behalf of … Continue reading

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We are there when dying patients say goodbye: The emotional exhaustion of the palliative care team during the pandemic

CONTINUING OUR NEW SERIES:  COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE Today, Dr Wiebke Nehls gives a clinician’s view of working on the frontline, focusing on the emotional challenges of the team. Wiebke is a senior registrar in the specialised lung disease … Continue reading

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International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person. Delphi Study: Consensus on the content of the International Collaborative 10/40 Model

The International Collaborative is undertaking a Delphi Study to gain consensus on the core components of ‘Best Care for the Dying’ – and they would like to invite EAPC members and supporters to contribute…​ Rebecca Early, 4th Year Medical Student, Liverpool … Continue reading

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