Category Archives: Coronavirus and palliative care

The need for early referral to palliative care especially for Black, Asian and minority ethnic groups in a COVID-19 pandemic

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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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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Abstract Watch: Palliative and end-of-life care in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

Barry R Ashpole is a Communications Consultant, Educator and Media Specialist from Ontario, Canada, who contributes a bi-annual post for the blog. Here, he presents a selection of articles that focus on the provision and delivery of palliative and end-of-life care … 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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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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