Category Archives: Coronavirus and palliative care

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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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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How nursing history impacts on the modern day profession

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 Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is … Continue reading

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