Tag Archives: Palliative care and social media

Learning through listening: The development of the ‘SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic Care’ podcast

Dr Amara Nwosu, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, University of Liverpool, is Digital Editor of Palliative Medicine. Here, he explains more about the podcast and how it can help busy healthcare professionals … The ‘SAGE Palliative Medicine & Chronic … Continue reading

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Virtual communities of practice: A tool to increase palliative care engagement

Dr James Jap is Clinical Director and Palliative Care Physician at Totara Hospice South Auckland, Manurewa, New Zealand and is one of the co-founders of the palliative care virtual community of practice, Palliverse. Here, he explains the background to Team Palliverse’s  longer … Continue reading

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Social media and palliative medicine: An opportunity for community and professional engagement

This week, Dr Amara Nwosu, Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool (MCPCIL), University of Liverpool, UK, talks about the use of Twitter in end of life care.   I find technology fascinating. This interest has been present for a long … Continue reading

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With great power comes great responsibility: Using Facebook to explain palliative care

Dr Leeroy William is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Monash Health and Eastern Health/Adjunct Senior Lecturer in Palliative Medicine at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. Here, Dr William explains the background to a longer article in the July/August edition of … Continue reading

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Deathbed tweets

Dr Mark Taubert, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Marie Curie Centre Cardiff and Vale; University Hospital Llandough; Velindre Hospital NHS Trust, Wales. A medical colleague recently told me about a dying patient, who posted ‘Dead’ in her online blog status update … Continue reading

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