Tag Archives: access to palliative care

Do you know how to access #palliativecare when you need it?

Continuing the Salzburg Questions series that encourages a global discussion about the key issues affecting palliative care. Today, ahead of World Hospice and Palliative Care Day tomorrow (14 October 2017), Dr Stephen Connor, Executive Director Worldwide Hospice Palliative Care Alliance … Continue reading

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Advocating for palliative care at the 67th WHO European Regional Meeting in Budapest

In a special two-part post, Dr Katherine Pettus, Advocacy Officer of the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC), and Dr Julie Ling, Chief Executive Officer of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) and Vice-Chair of the Worldwide … Continue reading

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Palliative care and cancer organisations unite …

Julie Torode, PhD, Director of Advocacy and Programmes and Deputy CEO, Union for International Cancer Control (UICC), says that 2014 is the year to increase momentum for national action on availability and access to palliative care services. She also explains why … Continue reading

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From bedside to bench: Bringing clinical experience to international advocacy work

Lukas Radbruch (President of the European Association for Palliative Care 2007-2011) and Chair of Palliative Medicine at the University of Bonn, Germany, continues our special series of blog posts to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the EAPC. While clinical care is getting … Continue reading

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Achieving universal coverage of palliative care: Dispelling the myths Couverture universelle en matière de soins palliatifs et déconstruction des mythes

CLIQUEZ ICI POUR LA VERSION FRANÇAISE Sharon Baxter, Board of Trustees, Worldwide Palliative Care Alliance, Executive Director, Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association, urges us all to support this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day on 12 October. World Hospice … Continue reading

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Patients are missing out on essential palliative care

Dr Anne Finucane, Research Facilitator at Marie Curie Hospice Edinburgh, Scotland, and Member of the Primary Palliative Care Research Group at the University of Edinburgh, explains the background to a longer article published in the September 2013 edition of the … Continue reading

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