Category Archives: SOCIAL MEDIA

Promoting palliative care on the EAPC blog – our Top Ten posts for the first half of 2019

Here’s a special tribute to all the kind and committed people who spend hours ‘on top of the day job’ writing for the EAPC blog. Avril Jackson, social media lead for the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), unveils the … Continue reading

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Killing me softly…

A campaign’s video, which shows a patient dying and suffering badly in a hospice, has created quite a storm of opinion on social media. Professor Lukas Radbruch, President of the German Association for Palliative Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Palliativmedizin, DGP) … Continue reading

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APCP Social Work Task Force translates ‘Core competencies for palliative care social work in Europe’ into Portuguese

Carla Reigada, on behalf of the Portuguese Association of Palliative Care (APCP) Social Work Task Force, introduces the Portuguese translation of this essential document and encourages others to translate it into their languages. Writing in the European Association for Palliative … Continue reading

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Sedation at the end of life

Robert Twycross, Emeritus Clinical Reader in Palliative Medicine, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, explains the background to his longer article recently published in the journal, ‘Palliative Care Research and Treatment’. A few thoughts arising from my recent narrative review on palliative … Continue reading

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Bringing palliative care to the public: The impact of social media. An interview with Mark Taubert, winner of the 2019 EAPC Clinical Impact Award

Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We talk to Dr Mark Taubert, winner of the 2019 EAPC … Continue reading

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Building a palliative care research career across borders: An interview with Dr Geana Paula Kurita, winner of the 2019 EAPC Post-doctoral Award

LIVE FROM THE 16TH EAPC WORLD CONGRESS IN BERLIN … Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care research.  We … Continue reading

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New edition of EAPC Atlas of Palliative Care in Europe launches at 16th EAPC World Congress in Berlin

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL Reporting live from the 16th EAPC World Congress in Berlin, Eduardo Garralda, Research Assistant at the ATLANTES Research Programme at the University of Navarra, Spain, explains the background to this updated advocacy tool that … Continue reading

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