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

Are there any benefits to hospital admissions for people with palliative care needs?

Jackie Robinson, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner, Auckland City Hospital, Professional Teaching Fellow and PhD Candidate, University of Auckland, New Zealand, explains the background to her longer research article that has been selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in the September edition of Palliative … Continue reading

La formation en soins palliatifs dans les universités européennes

José Miguel Carrasco, Eduardo Garralda, Kathrin Woitha et Carlos Centeno, du programme de recherche ATLANTES de l’Université de Navarre, en Espagne, donnent de plus amples explications sur une étude internationale réalisée en collaboration avec d’autres membres du Comité de direction … Continue reading

Supportive and Palliative Care Indicators Tool (SPICT): An international approach to identifying patients for palliative care

Dr Kirsty Boyd and Professor Scott Murray, the SPICT project leaders, explain how this increasingly popular tool is being used internationally by clinicians to identify people for integrated palliative care. Late identification of people dying with one or more advanced … Continue reading