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Global views on palliative care for older people: Priorities in research and clinical practice

Julie Ling, CEO European Association for Palliative Care, and Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, invite you to a Special EAPC Seminar organised jointly with the PACE project – Palliative Care for … Continue reading

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Answering seven questions about the state of palliative care for older persons in your country can influence global policy

IAHPC is coordinating information on palliative care for older people and urgently needs the help of EAPC members and readers. Katherine Pettus, PhD, Advocacy Officer, International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care (IAHPC), explains how you can contribute. This summer, … Continue reading

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Sometimes challenging, always inspiring: thoughts on winning an EAPC Early Researcher Award 

Daisy Janssen, elderly care and palliative care physician at CIRO+, Horn, and research co-ordinator at the Centre of Expertise for Palliative Care of the Maastricht UMC+, Maastricht, the Netherlands. Dr Janssen explains the research that led to her winning joint … Continue reading

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Palliative care in long-term care settings: Personal insights

The European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Taskforce on Palliative Care in Long-term Care Settings for Older People has now completed its work in mapping the different ways of developing palliative care in long-term care settings across Europe. Jo Hockley, … Continue reading

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New European study: Palliative care in long-term care settings for older people

Katherine Froggatt (International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK) and Elisabeth Reitinger (IFF-Palliative Care and Organizational Ethics, University of Klagenfurt, Vienna, Austria), co-chairs of the EAPC Taskforce on Palliative Care in Long-term Care Settings for Older People reflect on … Continue reading

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