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

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

Palliative Care in North Africa and the Middle East: Experiences from Egypt

In October 2015, the World Health Organization Eastern Mediterranean Region (WHO EMRO) organised the third ‘Train the Trainers’ workshop about palliative care. As a special adviser to the WHO EMRO, Prof Sheila Payne met leaders in palliative care from the … Continue reading

In their own words – The colourful life of hospice and palliative care volunteers in Europe

Ros Scott and Leena Pelttari, Co-Chairs of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Task Force on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care, introduce an exciting new project where hospice volunteers will tell their stories. Volunteers play an important role … Continue reading