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

Life after caregiving – through the lens of the personal and the professional

Dr Joyce Cavaye and Dr Jacqueline H Watts, senior lecturers in the Faculty of Health and Social Care at the Open University, UK, explain the background to their longer article published in the July/August of the European Journal of Palliative Care … Continue reading

Training the teachers of today and tomorrow: The development of palliative care curricula in Spanish universities

  Antonio Noguera Tejedor, Palliative Care Physician, Researcher at Institute for Culture and Society, ATLANTES Programme, University of Navarra, Spain  For the past five years, the Institute for Culture and Society at the University of Navarra, jointly with the Vianorte-Laguna … Continue reading

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