Category Archives: SOCIAL MEDIA

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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The Child Without Name – Parents in Grief: Using social media to support bereaved parents

Cliquez ici pour lire la version française Continuing our special series on perinatal bereavement and palliative care with examples of initiatives from Ireland and France that aim to improve care for babies and families. Today, Nicole Monteville Culas, President of … Continue reading

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Virtual communities of practice: A tool to increase palliative care engagement

Dr James Jap is Clinical Director and Palliative Care Physician at Totara Hospice South Auckland, Manurewa, New Zealand and is one of the co-founders of the palliative care virtual community of practice, Palliverse. Here, he explains the background to Team Palliverse’s  longer … Continue reading

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What message do Spanish media convey about palliative care?

HAGA CLIC AQUÍ PARA OBTENER LA VERSIÓN EN ESPAÑOL In a post that relates to their longer article published in the January/February edition of the European Journal of Palliative Care, José Miguel Carrasco and Carlos Centeno, researchers on the ATLANTES … Continue reading

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Social media and palliative medicine: An opportunity for community and professional engagement

This week, Dr Amara Nwosu, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool (MCPCIL), University of Liverpool, UK, talks about the use of Twitter in end of life care.   I find technology fascinating. This interest has been present for a long … Continue reading

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With great power comes great responsibility: Using Facebook to explain palliative care

Dr Leeroy William is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Monash Health and Eastern Health/Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Here, Dr William explains the background to a longer article in the July/August edition of … Continue reading

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