Category Archives: Coronavirus and palliative care

Hospice and palliative care volunteering in Italy in times of COVID-19 

CONTINUING OUR SERIES ON ‘PALLIATIVE CARE AND VOLUNTEERING’ TO MARK THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE – AND IN CELEBRATION OF ‘INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERING DAY 2020’ Today, our guest writer is Chiara Caraffa, National Board Member of the Italian Federation for … Continue reading

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Nurses behind the scenes: The palliative care response to COVID-19 in Paris

Cliquez ici pour la version en français. CONTINUING OUR SERIES TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE 2020 AND THE BENEFITS THAT NURSING AND MIDWIFERY BRING TO THE HEALTH OF THE GLOBAL POPULATION. To mark this world first, the European … Continue reading

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

CATCH UP WITH SOME OF OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – We know you’re super busy and don’t always have the chance to read all our posts. As, sadly, we enter the second wave of the pandemic we hope that this post … Continue reading

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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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