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ICU and Palliative Care: Poles Apart or a Mindset in Common?

For the first in our new Palliative Care and Intensive Care series, Dr Sophia Henderson, Post CCT (Post Certificate of Completion of Training) Fellow in Intensive Care & Palliative Care, reflects on how historically referring ICU patients to palliative care … Continue reading

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‘I’m afraid I have some bad news…’

While not a phrase anyone would want to hear from their healthcare professional, Elise Lang and colleagues suggest there are ‘good ways’ to share such news and to discuss prognosis in a way that is supportive to those affected by … Continue reading

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Love, life, death, and a price. Worth a Ventafridda Award?

Vittorio Ventafridda was a palliative care pioneer and in 2007, the Maruzza Foundation established an award in his honour. It is given each year to a clinician who has demonstrated outstanding initiative and enterprise in the paediatric palliative care sector … Continue reading

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Ageing well and dying well in the right place: What Compassionate Communities can learn from Caring Neighbourhoods.

For the last in our Palliative Care and Public Health blog series, Liesbeth De Donder gives key learning points for palliative care from her research into Caring Neighbourhoods and why we cannot talk about ageing in place (the ability of … Continue reading

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Has the COVID-19 pandemic brought Intensive Care and Palliative Care closer together?

We are delighted to introduce our new Palliative Care and Intensive Care blog series.  For the first article in this series, Martin Neukirchen and colleagues tell us about combined initiatives established during the pandemic that have proved to have significant … Continue reading

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