Category Archives: PSYCHO-SOCIAL ISSUES

‘Healing Hearts and Communities’: World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2022.

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day (WHPCD) was established in 2005 and has since become one of palliative care’s most significant global days. Each year a different theme is chosen to emphasise an aspect of palliative care that people may … Continue reading

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Palliative Care on Stage: Cicely Saunders and a world changing encounter.

There aren’t often plays about palliative care (though we think there should be!) so we are delighted to highlight a new production debuting at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival this month.  Sociologist and now playwright, Professor David Clark tells us about … Continue reading

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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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