Category Archives: Minority Communities

The challenges and triumphs of developing a survey on palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities around the world

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 explain … Continue reading

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Leave no one behind: Equity in access to palliative care

LAUNCH OF A NEW SERIES TO CELEBRATE WORLD HOSPICE AND PALLIATIVE CARE DAY 2021 Today’s guest writer is Claire Morris, Global Advocacy Director, Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance (WHPCA), who explains why this year’s theme is more important than ever … Continue reading

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A year of fighting the racial inequality of COVID

CONTINUING OUR SERIES ON COVID-19 AND THE PALLIATIVE CARE RESPONSE – AND A CHANCE TO DOWNLOAD THE LATEST COVPALL STUDY FINDINGS OPEN ACCESS… Today’s Guest Writer is Dr Sabrina Bajwah, Clinical Senior Lecturer, King’s College London and Honorary Palliative Care Consultant … Continue reading

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Inclusivity in palliative care – are we as good as we think?

NEW SERIES: EXPLORING NEW DIMENSIONS AT #EAPC2021 … There are just 22 days to the 17th World Congress Online of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC). With live sessions on 6 to 8 October and lots of on-demand content … Continue reading

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Dignity in the last phase of life: What is important for migrant patients?

AN OPPORTUNITY TO CATCH UP WITH OUR ‘PAST POSTS’ – Today we’re republishing a research article from The Netherlands that was selected as  ‘Editor’s Choice’ in December 2020. Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Palliative Medicine’, chooses an article that … Continue reading

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