Category Archives: Minority Communities

Is palliative care possible in prison? A national PARME study about inmates with terminal illness in France

We continue our series on the posters that caught our attention at the 9th World Congress of the EAPC Research Network in Dublin last year. Conference posters are an important feature of every European Association for Palliative Care Congress – … Continue reading

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More knowledge, more action: Palliative care for people with a migration background

We are delighted to publish a new series with a selection of posters that caught our attention at the 9th World Congress of the EAPC Research Network in Dublin last year. Conference posters are an important feature of every European … Continue reading

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Palliative care for all: Meeting the needs of lesbian, gay, bisexual and/or trans* people

Dr Katherine Bristowe, Dr Steve Marshall and Dr Richard Harding explain the background to their longer article selected as Editor’s Choice in the September edition of Palliative Medicine. Katherine and Richard are researchers at King’s College London, Cicely Saunders Institute, … Continue reading

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Coming of age: Improving palliative and end-of-life care for lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans*people

Dr Richard Harding, the Cicely Saunders Institute for Palliative Care, King’s College London, concludes our short series that discusses how we can improve end of life experiences and care needs for people in minority communities. Hospice and palliative care services … Continue reading

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‘We treat everyone the same: Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans*people invisibility in end of life care’

A new series that discusses how we can improve end of life experiences and care needs for people in minority communities. Dr Kathryn Almack, Principal Research Fellow, Sue Ryder Care Centre for the Study of Supportive, Palliative and End of … Continue reading

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Transgendered plight and medical acceptance

  A new series starts this week on how we can improve end of life experiences and care needs for people in minority communities. Robert Killeen MD, who works in hospice and palliative medicine in the USA, introduces the series. … Continue reading

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