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Hospice and palliative care volunteering in Finland: How we can further develop a precious asset

NEW SERIES: CELEBRATING THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE…  Since 1988, volunteers have played a crucial role in hospice and palliative care in Finland. But now, a more systematic approach to develop volunteer training and structures of volunteering in … Continue reading

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Integrating palliative care into oncology – improving the palliative care of cancer patients in the care pathway

Tiina Saarto, Board Member of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), Professor of Palliative Medicine and Chief Physician of the Helsinki University Central Hospital, Cancer Center, Finland As cancer incidence significantly increases across Europe there will be an increased … Continue reading

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