Category Archives: Minority Communities

Doing things differently, sharing power and holding to account: the evolution of No Barriers Here.

Over recent years, there has been an increased awareness of the inequalities in healthcare provision and palliative care. Individuals and organisations are working to change this, and today we hear from Gemma Allen and Dr Jed Jerwood about an exciting … Continue reading

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 “By the time she got sick it was just kind of too late”: Hearing the voices of bereaved lesbian, gay, and bisexual older women about advanced care planning.

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 … Continue reading

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A Divine Idea: Can Healthcare Chaplains Reduce Suffering and Disparities in End-Stage Cancer Care? 

NEW SERIES: A SNEAK PEEK AHEAD OF THE 12TH WORLD RESEARCH CONGRESS ONLINE OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE (EAPC)  There are just 103 days to #EAPC2022! With live sessions on 18 to 20 May 2022, and lots of … Continue reading

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Equity-oriented palliative care: Submit to the ‘Palliative Medicine’ special issue

Professor Merryn Gott (Aotearoa New Zealand) and Dr Kelli Stajduhar (Canada) are guest editors of a special issue of ‘Palliative Medicine’ on equity in palliative care. They invite your contributions about the experiences of communities and people impacted by structural inequities that illuminate innovative models of palliative care delivery.     … Continue reading

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Is there equitable access to palliative care for people in prison?

CELEBRATING WORLD HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE DAY 2021. THIS YEAR’S THEME IS LEAVE NO ONE BEHIND – EQUITY IN ACCESS TO PALLIATIVE CARE In a special series, EAPC task forces and reference groups that work on behalf of vulnerable communities … Continue reading

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