The Blog of the European Association of Palliative Care (onlus)

The process of developing an operational definition of the Wish to Hasten Death

We continue our series on the posters that caught our attention at the 9th World Congress of the EAPC Research Network in Dublin last year. Conference posters are an important feature of every European Association for Palliative Care Congress – … Continue reading

What does psychology have to offer at end of life?

Dr Jenny Strachan, Clinical Psychologist, Marie Curie Hospice, Edinburgh, United Kingdom, explains the background to her longer article published in the January/February issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care. I came from a background in Adult Mental Health to … Continue reading

“There is no place like home.” Dying at home or in hospital dependent on wealth, location and number of diseases

Dr Matt Maddocks, Lecturer and Specialist Physiotherapist at Cicely Saunders Institute, King’s College London, and Dr Charles Reilly, Consultant Physiotherapist at King’s College Hospital NHS Trust, announce a new research study just published.  In the words of L. Frank Baum … Continue reading

Copenhague acogerá el XIV Congreso Mundial de la Asociación Europea de Cuidados Paliativos

El XIV Congreso Mundial de la Asociación Europea de Cuidados Paliativos – EAPC se celebrará en Copenhague, del 8 al 10 mayo de 2015, bajo el lema “Tendiendo puentes”. Nuevamente, este foro será un punto de encuentro para debatir sobre el acceso universal a los cuidados paliativos. Continue reading→