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

Harm reduction in focus: Final ATOME conference held in Poland

Lisa Linge-Dahl, Department of Palliative Medicine, University Hospital Bonn, Germany The last of the 11 national conferences linked to the ATOME project (Access to Opioid Medication in Europe) was held at the Foksal Centre in Warsaw, Poland, on 25 April … Continue reading

Giving voice to life: The valuable work of volunteer hospice biographers

Vivienne Pender is a counsellor who coordinates the Biography Service at Mary Potter Hospice Wellington, New Zealand. Here the author explains the background to her longer article that is published in the July/August edition of the European Journal of Palliative … Continue reading

Palliative medicine: Now a medical specialty in 18 European countries

Dr Carlos Centeno, University of Navarra, Institute for Culture and Society (ICS), ATLANTES Research Programme, Pamplona, Spain, explains the background to a new report, drawn up by the EAPC Task Force on the Process of Specialisation in Palliative Medicine in … Continue reading