Category Archives: PATIENT & FAMILY CARE

Talk CPR Project – improving communication in palliative illness

Dr Mark Taubert is Clinical Director for Palliative Medicine, Velindre NHS Trust, Cardiff, Wales, United Kingdom, and a member of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) social media team. Here, Mark explains how a new website aims to dispel … Continue reading

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Integrated Palliative Care Symposium in Brussels: Are you ready for change?

  Jeroen Hasselaar, Radboud University, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, and Sheila Payne, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, are members of the Integrated Palliative Care InSup-C Consortium Management Team. The project has been investigating the best way … Continue reading

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Evaluating palliative care in a neonatal intensive care unit in São Paulo

Ligia Marçola, Neonatologist and Medical Researcher, Unit of Pediatric Pain and Palliative Care, Instituto da Criança do Hospital das Clínicas da FMUSP, São Paulo, Brazil, explains the background to a longer article published in the current issue of the European … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Palliative Care

  Karen Charnley is Head of Institute at the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care, a collaborative of hospices, health and social care organisations and universities on the island of Ireland. Here, Karen introduces an important new resource to inform … Continue reading

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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss – part three

Concluding our series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK In the final part of this story, Judy Debenham describes how the support that Rachel is receiving from the Candle team is … 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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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss – part two

Continuing our short series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK Today, we present the second part of a story about Rachel who is referred to the Candle Service, part of St … Continue reading

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