Category Archives: Coronavirus and palliative care

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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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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My experience of working in a hospice during the Covid-19 pandemic

CONTINUING OUR NEW SERIES: COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE  Today, Dr Ebun Abarshi, a locum associate specialist doctor in palliative medicine in the United Kingdom, looks back on her experiences of working at a hospice during the first wave … Continue reading

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The challenges of caring for people dying from COVID-19

CONTINUING OUR NEW SERIES: COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE… On International Women’s Day 2021, we’re delighted to welcome our guest writer, Adejoke O Oluyase, Research Associate at the Cicely Saunders Institute of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation, UK, who … Continue reading

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Omega palliative home care: A volunteer’s perspective of the Coronavirus pandemic in Belgium

CONTINUING OUR NEW SERIES: CELEBRATING THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE… Today, our guest writer is Sabine van der Hoorn, a volunteer with the Omega palliative home care, Brussels, Belgium, who describes the impact of the pandemic on … Continue reading

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