Category Archives: PATIENT & FAMILY CARE

New guideline on palliative care for people with severe multiple sclerosis

Professor David Oliver, Honorary Professor at the University of Kent, UK, and Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group on Neurology and Palliative Care, introduces the new guideline on palliative care for people with severe multiple … Continue reading

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Palliative care in Russia: Special issue of ‘Pallium’ journal devoted to coronavirus

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Russian Association of Hospice Care Professionals has curated the latest palliative care resources from leaders and experts in palliative care in Russia, including those involved in charitable organisations and volunteers, for publication in … Continue reading

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Palliative care and neurology in Sri Lanka  – another first!

For the first time ever, palliative care featured in a neurology congress in Sri Lanka.  Professor David Oliver, Honorary Professor at the University of Kent, UK, and Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group on Neurology … Continue reading

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CovPall: A new study of the palliative care response to COVID-19

A recent post from the team at Cicely Saunders Institute (King’s College London) announced plans for a new research collaboration, CovPall. Today, Catherine Walshe and Nancy Preston from the International Observatory on End of Life Care tell us more about CovPall and the … Continue reading

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Together we can – the need for palliative care services to join forces in times of COVID-19

Dr Zipporah Ali is Chief Executive Director of Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), which represents and supports hospices and palliative care providers in Kenya. KEHPCA has been involved with the Ministry of Health of Kenya in developing the first … Continue reading

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