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Hospice and palliative care volunteering in Italy in times of COVID-19 

CONTINUING OUR SERIES ON ‘PALLIATIVE CARE AND VOLUNTEERING’ TO MARK THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE – AND IN CELEBRATION OF ‘INTERNATIONAL VOLUNTEERING DAY 2020’ Today, our guest writer is Chiara Caraffa, National Board Member of the Italian Federation for … Continue reading

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Leadership in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Workshop – outcomes from Berlin

The first open session on leadership in palliative care was held recently in Berlin at the 16th European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) World Congress. Organised by the European Palliative Care Academy (EUPCA), it presented excellent speakers and welcomed 120 participants. EUPCA … Continue reading

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Greetings to all our readers…

With many thanks to everyone for supporting our work during the past year – for contributing, commenting, helping with translation, following us and the less visible ways in which you help us. We couldn’t do it without you… The EAPC blog will take a break now … Continue reading

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News from Prague – the 13th World Congress on palliative care

Lukas Radbruch, Chair of the Scientific Committee and past president of the EAPC Sitting in the hotel room, I wonder whether I am really in Prague. The congress opened on Thursday with short notes from Ladislav Kabelka (Chair of the … Continue reading

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Budapest Commitments: news from Poland

Wojciech Leppert, Chair and Department of Palliative Medicine, Poznan University of Medical Sciences, Poznan, Poland. Continuing our series about the Budapest Commitments, Professor Leppert looks at how Poland is doing. Although Poland did not officially sign up to the Budapest … Continue reading

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