Tag Archives: Volunteering in hospices and palliative care

Can Hospice and Palliative Care Volunteering Survive Covid-19?

CONCLUDING OUR SERIES ON CELEBRATING THE IMPORTANT ROLE OF VOLUNTEERS IN PALLIATIVE CARE… As the pandemic developed, many volunteer roles were stood down. Now, with the resurgence of the virus in many countries countless volunteers may have been prevented from … Continue reading

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And … action! Hospice and palliative care volunteers as patients

Dr Birgit Jaspers, researcher at the University of Bonn, Germany, reports on new challenges faced by volunteers working with her institution    Hospice volunteers are known to undertake a variety of roles and tasks but I wonder how many take … Continue reading

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Researching volunteering in hospices

Dr Sara Morris, Senior Researcher, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Division of Health Research, Lancaster University, UK, explains the background to a longer article that has been selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the May edition of Palliative Medicine. … Continue reading

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