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

Updated Quality of Death Index published

Dr Julie Ling, Chief Executive of the European Association for Palliative Care The publication of the revised Quality of Death Index – Ranking palliative care across the world – reports on and compares palliative care in eighty countries worldwide.[1] Commissioned … Continue reading

The case for palliative care advocacy: Much ‘more’ to be done

Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, Advocacy Officer, International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care Clinicians will only be able to banish the brutal words “nothing more can be done,” from their vocabulary when palliative care is universally integrated into public and … Continue reading

World Hospice and Palliative Care Day 2015

Hidden Lives/Hidden Patients is the theme of this year’s World Hospice and Palliative Care Day. But just who are the hidden patients, and why are so many marginalised people not accessing palliative care? Dr Liz Gwyther, Chair of the Worldwide … Continue reading