Category Archives: Coronavirus and palliative care

Palliating myself through the COVID -19 pandemic.

‘Physician heal thyself’.  Immeasurably harder to do in a pandemic. Dr. Sandhya Maharaj reflects on her inner world while delivering Supportive Care in a developing country. Living in the region of the world classed as developing during a global pandemic … Continue reading

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What happens when palliative care is neglected as a public health priority?

New series: Palliative Care and Public Health – where contributors will explore how we can make sure that palliative care becomes part of public health and a health care priority. To launch the series, our guest writer Luc Deliens, Professor … Continue reading

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Sustaining Palliative Care Services​ in the Covid-19 Pandemic: Outcomes from the Leadership Day 2021

In October 2021, the European Palliative Care Academy (EUPCA) and the Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) held their second Leadership Day as part of the 17th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC). Chaired by Professor Frank Ferris … Continue reading

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“I may not be with you, but I’m holding your hand”: What has COVID taught us about telehealth in palliative care?

Monica Bason-Flaquer is a project manager at Marie Curie, a leading end-of-life charity that provides frontline nursing and hospice care in the United Kingdom. With a specific interest in improvement and inclusion in health and social care, Monica recently conducted … Continue reading

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Changing patterns of mortality during the Covid-19 pandemic

ANOTHER IMPORTANT CONTRIBUTION TO OUR SPECIAL SERIES ON COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE… Today’s guest writers are Rachel Cripps, Dr Anna Bone, and Professor Katherine Sleeman from the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy & Rehabilitation, King’s College … Continue reading

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