Category Archives: SPIRITUAL CARE

New ESMO clinical practice guidelines on the care of the adult cancer patient at the end of life

Members of the ESMO Guidelines Committee, Tomasz Dzierżanowski (Poland) and Philip Larkin (Switzerland), introduce ESMO’s latest clinical practice guideline – the first such document that targets both oncologists and palliative care providers by focusing on patient comfort and specifically their … Continue reading

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Abstract Watch: Hospice and palliative care workforce, research priorities, and spirituality

Barry R Ashpole is a Communications Consultant, Educator and Media Specialist from Ontario, Canada, who contributes a bi-annual post for the blog. This contribution focuses on three distinct aspects of end-of-life care: the hospice and palliative care workforce, research priorities, and spirituality … Continue reading

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Five spiritual strengths your patients might be pursuing

Another contribution to our Spirituality and Palliative Care series that looks at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. Today, our guest writer is Marc Haufe, PhD researcher spiritual care at the Care Ethics department … Continue reading

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Spiritual care in a hospice setting, in a secularised country

Earlier this year, we launched a series on Spirituality and Palliative Care that looked at how people deal with crisis and suffering when confronted with life-threatening disease. Following much interest in the subject, we’re delighted to publish more posts.    Today, … Continue reading

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Spiritual care requires spiritual care support: The link nurse

CONTINUING OUR SERIES TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE 2020 AND THE BENEFITS THAT NURSING AND MIDWIFERY BRING TO THE HEALTH OF THE GLOBAL POPULATION To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is … Continue reading

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