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The EAPC Spiritual Care Taskforce survey: How do palliative care professionals currently understand spiritual care?

Dr. Bella Vivat, PhD, Senior Research Associate in the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department at University College London, UK, and Co-Lead of the Implementation Subgroup of the EAPC Spiritual Care Taskforce  My main research interest since I conducted an ethnographic … Continue reading

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Spiritual care in palliative care: Lost case

Sander de Hosson, pulmonary specialist at WZA (Wilhelmina Hospital Assen), The Netherlands My initial encounter with palliative care took place during my electives. On the ward was a 60-year-old woman with an extensive cutaneous and pulmonary metastatic melanoma as well … Continue reading

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Opening the door for discussing spiritual wellbeing: Implementing spiritual care in palliative care

Dr. Bella Vivat, PhD, Senior Research Associate in the Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department at University College London, UK, and Co-Lead of the Implementation Subgroup of the EAPC Spiritual Care Taskforce Spiritual care and spiritual wellbeing are central to … Continue reading

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Teaching spirituality and spiritual care to hospice volunteers – a curriculum to assist trainers

A new curriculum for hospice volunteers, published in November 2015, offers a training programme that specialises in spirituality and spiritual care. Margit Gratz and Traugott Roser have been working in hospice and palliative care (inpatient and outpatient care) for many … Continue reading

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Spiritual care and personal wholeness: Reflections on spiritual care in a mainly secular and religiously diverse society

Liidia Meel, PhD student, Faculty of Theology, Tartu University, and Pastoral Counsellor, Tartu University Hospital, Haematology-Oncology Clinic, Estonia, explains the background to her longer article in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. As well as a … Continue reading

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German spirituality – spirituality in Germany  

HIER ANKLICKEN FÜR DIE DEUTSCHE VERSION Lukas Radbruch, President of the German Association for Palliative Care, and Chair of Palliative Medicine at the University of Bonn, Germany. Rev Joep van de Geer, co-chair of the EAPC Task Force on Spirituality, … Continue reading

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Translating spiritual care directives: Share your hidden national wisdom!

Translating EAPC documents is a challenging yet vital task. Rev Joep van de Geer, Hospital Chaplain/Project Leader Palliative Care, Medical Centre Leeuwarden, The Netherlands, and Co-Chair of the European Association for Palliative Care Taskforce on Spiritual Care, explains how his … Continue reading

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