Tag Archives: Coronavirus and palliative care

Together we can – the need for palliative care services to join forces in times of COVID-19

Dr Zipporah Ali is Chief Executive Director of Kenya Hospices and Palliative Care Association (KEHPCA), which represents and supports hospices and palliative care providers in Kenya. KEHPCA has been involved with the Ministry of Health of Kenya in developing the first … Continue reading

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New ESMO recommendations for palliative and supportive care during the COVID-19 pandemic

Nathan I Cherny (Israel) Anna KL Reyners and Elisabeth DeVries (The Netherlands) unveil the latest guidelines from The European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) in respect of the pandemic. The COVID pandemic has now caused almost 200,000 deaths, and sadly many more are … Continue reading

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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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