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Palliative Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities: An International Perspective – An interview with Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, winner of the EAPC Post-Doctoral Award

LIVE FROM THE 15th EAPC WORLD CONGRESS IN MADRID . . . Highlights of every EAPC Congress are the EAPC Researcher Awards, which recognise and support the work of scientists and clinicians who make an outstanding contribution to palliative care … Continue reading

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Palliative care for people with intellectual disabilities: The EAPC White Paper in a nutshell

Irene Tuffrey-Wijne is Associate Professor, Kingston University & St George’s University of London, and Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Intellectual Disabilities. Here, she explains the background to her  longer article published in the January/February … Continue reading

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Partnership working: specialist palliative care and intellectual disability services

Dr Dorry McLaughlin, Lecturer in Palliative Care and Chronic Illness, Queen’s University, Belfast, Northern Ireland, UK, explains the background to her longer research article that was selected as Editor’s Choice in the December  edition of Palliative Medicine. Working for many years in … Continue reading

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EAPC features in International Intellectual Disability Conference

Dr David Oliver, Consultant in Palliative Medicine at Wisdom Hospice, Rochester, and Honorary Reader at University of Kent, UK; Board member of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) and a member of the EAPC Task Force on Palliative Care for … Continue reading

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Progress of the EAPC Task Force on Palliative Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities

MORE HIGHLIGHTS FROM THE 13TH EAPC WORLD CONGRESS IN PRAGUE… Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, Chair of the EAPC Task Force; Senior Research Fellow, St George’s University of London and Kingston University (UK) and Maastricht University (Netherlands); Chair, Palliative Care for People … Continue reading

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Palliative Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities: Introducing a new EAPC Taskforce

Dr Irene Tuffrey-Wijne, Chair of the EAPC Taskforce on Palliative Care for People with Intellectual Disabilities; Senior Research Fellow, St George’s University of London (UK) and Maastricht University (Netherlands), and Chair of the PCPLD Network In July 2012, ten people … Continue reading

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