Category Archives: PSYCHO-SOCIAL ISSUES

How has COVID-19 impacted on the role of palliative care social workers?

Coronavirus (COVID-19) impacted on many aspects of health and care delivery. On World Social Work Day 2022, Dr Audrey Roulston, Senior Lecturer in Social Work, Queen’s University Belfast / Co-Chair of the EAPC Social Work Task Force and Dr Jana … 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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Bereavement is a family affair

AN OPPORTUNITY TO CATCH UP WITH OUR PAST POSTS! Today, we’re republishing a research article which was selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in November 2021. Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of Palliative Medicine, chooses an article that readers may find particularly … Continue reading

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Aiding in the psychosocial care of home hospice patients with urinary incontinence

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 the authors … Continue reading

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A personal situation…

Hilde M Buiting, PhD, started her career as a researcher in 2005 and now works in a field that crosses palliative care and oncology. In 2015, she started a second study, medicine. In a poem that is part of this … Continue reading

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