Category Archives: PSYCHO-SOCIAL ISSUES

DIAdIC: Supporting people with advanced cancer and their informal caregivers in their psycho-social needs

Prof Joachim Cohen, Project Coordinator, explains how the DIAdIC project will test and evaluate a nurse-led person-to-person approach and online learning that aim to support people with advanced cancer and their family caregivers. With almost four million people in the … Continue reading

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Stand by me: Honouring the courage and dedication of all caregivers in the time of coronavirus

Today (April 30), it’s the International Day of Jazz. We’re delighted to share with you a special recording from ‘The Palliators’, a band of Dutch people working professionally in palliative care as caregivers and researchers, and a volunteer. Carlo Leget, Professor … Continue reading

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Putting down the luggage of a lifetime: A French experience of hospital biography for patients in palliative care

Cliquez ici pour la version en français Continuing our series on Spirituality and Palliative Care where we look at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. In this post, Valéria Milewski, hospital biographer at Chartres … Continue reading

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Spirituality, poetry and palliative care

Continuing our new series on Spirituality and Palliative Care where we look at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. Today, Dr Frank Brennan, a palliative care physician from Australia, explains the importance of language in … Continue reading

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New EAPC Reference Group on Family Carers – The International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) 

Professor Peter Hudson, Chair, and Professor Gunn Grande, Co-Chair, The International Palliative Care Family Carer Research Collaboration (IPCFRC) European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Reference Group, introduce the work of one of the EAPC’s newest reference groups.   A core tenet of palliative … Continue reading

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