Tag Archives: Palliative care in Turkey

A journey into palliative care in Turkey: Everyone has the right to live without pain

Dr Serpil Özsezgin, Palliative Care Health Services, Turkey, explains the journey that has led to her setting up a mobile palliative care service. I worked in the ‘Painless Living Centre’ in Izmir, from 2000 to 2010 on pain management of … Continue reading

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The power of narrative – A story from Turkey

Dr Serpil Ozsezgin, Izmir, Turkey I am an anaesthesiologist working in intensive care and a pain practitioner. For the past decade, I have also worked as a volunteer physician with cancer patients who need palliative care at the end of … Continue reading

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Access to Opioid Medications: ATOME National Conference in Turkey

Lukas Radbruch, Coordinator of the EU-funded ATOME project, and Saskia Jünger, project coordinator of ATOME “In Turkey we wait for a long time, but then we move very quickly.” Murat Gültekin, Director of the Cancer Control Programme of the Turkish … Continue reading

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