Category Archives: 2020 Most-viewed posts

Managing bereavement during the COVID-19 pandemic

Mai-Britt Guldin is a clinical psychology expert and senior researcher at Aarhus University hospital, Aarhus, Denmark, and a member of the steering committee of The European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Bereavement Care Task Force. Together with members of the task force, … Continue reading

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The calm before the storm – Germany prepares for the corona deluge

Lukas Radbruch, Professor of Palliative Medicine at the University Hospital Bonn, and President of the German Association for Palliative Medicine, and Claudia Bausewein, Chair for Palliative Medicine at Munich University and Director of the Department of Palliative Medicine at Munich … Continue reading

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From the front line: Palliative care in Bologna during the COVID-19 crisis

Dr Danila Valenti is Medical Director of UO Rete delle Cure Palliative (SC), a palliative care unit in Bologna, northern Italy, and a member of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Board of Directors. Here, she explains some of … Continue reading

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Start thinking about palliative care in times of a pandemic: The case of corona …

Professor Dr Christoph Ostgathe is President of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), and a palliative care physician at the Universitätsklinikum Erlangen, Germany. Here he asks if palliative care teams are prepared for what may be their important role … 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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