Category Archives: 2019 most-viewed

New images of palliative care: Winning photos from Berlin

A new feature of this year’s 16TH World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) held in Berlin, Germany, was the first ever photography competition. Anne Letsch (Member of the Scientific Committee and Head of the Local Organising Committee for … Continue reading

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Good news for chronic breathlessness from Down Under

For the first time in the world, an Australian company has licensed a medication for the symptomatic reduction of chronic breathlessness. Professor David Currow (Australia) and Professor Miriam Johnson (United Kingdom), explain.   Breathing just happens. We don’t think about it, we just breathe. … Continue reading

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Spiritual care in palliative care in Europe: Accomplishments and challenges in diversity

EAPC task forces are formed by interested EAPC members from different disciplines and countries that work together to deliver on focused, time-limited projects. Some task forces have evolved into EAPC Reference Groups with a broader scope of work and 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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New Death Café in a Hertfordshire village – what did we talk about?

Death Cafés are part of a growing worldwide movement to encourage people to talk about death. Last week, palliative care physician, Dr Mark Taubert, explained how he and colleagues started a Death Café in Wales. Today, Imogen White, a retired social … Continue reading

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