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Breaking Barriers: Towards a WHO policy for strengthening palliative care education for all healthcare professionals

Frank Elsner, Phil Larkin, Stefan Lorenzl and Piret Paal explain why it’s important that all EAPC members contribute to a new EAPC online survey to evaluate the core elements of palliative care and shape our teaching and learning strategies. The … Continue reading

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An investigation into palliative care education in UK medical schools

Dr Steven Walker, Director, St Gilesmedical, London and Berlin, explains the background to his longer article selected as Editor’s Choice in the October edition of Palliative Medicine. This article arose out of an interest in medical education and palliative care, … Continue reading

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New EAPC white paper strengthens interdisciplinary thinking

Claudia Gamondi, Palliative Care Physician, Palliative Care Department, Oncology Institute of Southern Switzerland, Ticino, Switzerland, explains the background to two longer articles published in the March/April and May/June issues of the European Journal of Palliative Care. Core competencies in palliative … Continue reading

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Mend the gap – education in palliative care

David Oliviere, Director of Education, St Christopher’s Hospice, London Surviving the current economic climate and the need to cement the gaps between provision and professionals with partnerships is ever more pressing. Last month I attended the Montreal Palliative Care Conference … Continue reading

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Budapest Commitments – Switzerland

Esther Schmidlin and fellow members of the board of directors of ‘palliative ch’ contribute to our series of posts on the Budapest Commitments When the idea to participate in the Budapest Commitments emerge at the EAPC congress in 2007, the board … Continue reading

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