Category Archives: Coronavirus and palliative care

Understanding and addressing challenges for Advance Care Planning in the COVID-19 pandemic

NEW SERIES:  COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE… Today, our guest writer is Andy Bradshaw, Research Fellow in Palliative Care at the Wolfson Palliative Care Research Centre, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull, UK, who contributes on behalf of … Continue reading

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We are there when dying patients say goodbye: The emotional exhaustion of the palliative care team during the pandemic

CONTINUING OUR NEW SERIES:  COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE Today, Dr Wiebke Nehls gives a clinician’s view of working on the frontline, focusing on the emotional challenges of the team. Wiebke is a senior registrar in the specialised lung disease … Continue reading

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How specialist palliative care services across the world innovated frugally in response to COVID-19

NEW SERIES:  COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE… Writing on this blog in May 2020, Catherine Walshe and Nancy Preston introduced the CovPall study, led by Professor Irene Higginson, and invited clinical leads across the globe to take part in … Continue reading

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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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