Category Archives: PATIENT & FAMILY CARE

International Journal of Palliative Nursing launches Palliative Care Nurse of the Year Award 2021

International Journal of Palliative Nursing invites nominations for an award to recognise a nurse who has made a substantial difference to the experience of individuals in the palliative and end-of-life care phase. Dr Brian Nyatanga, Consultant Editor of the journal, … Continue reading

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Specialist palliative care staff’s experiences of talking with people with intellectual disability about their dying and death

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 … Continue reading

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Role and Response of hospital palliative care during the COVID-19 Pandemic

CONTINUING OUR NEW SERIES: COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE… Today’s Guest Writers are Professor Irene J Higginson, OBE, and Dr Mevhibe B Hocaoglu, Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, Florence Nightingale Faculty of Nursing, Midwifery & … Continue reading

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Empowering Better End-of-Life Dementia Care (EMBED-Care) Programme

Sophie Crawley is a Research Assistant and Doctoral Research Fellow in the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, University College London. Here, she introduces EMBED-Care; the ground-breaking research programme aiming to significantly improve palliative and end-of-life care for people with … Continue reading

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Can Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteering Survive Covid-19?

CONCLUDING OUR SERIES ON CELEBRATING THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE… As the pandemic developed, many volunteer roles were stood down. Now, with the resurgence of the virus in many countries countless volunteers may have been prevented from … Continue reading

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