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

International law and controlled opioid medicines

Dr Katherine Irene Pettus, PhD, Advocacy Officer, Human Rights and Palliative Care, International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care, reports on the fifth intersessional meeting of the Commission on Narcotic Drugs. As Advocacy Officer for International Association for Hospice and Palliative … Continue reading

Monitoring the quality of palliative care using quality indicators

Kathleen Leemans, Junior Researcher, and Joachim Cohen, Senior Researcher, End of Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Ghent University, Belgium, explain the background to their longer article that is published in the September/October edition of the European Journal … Continue reading

Integrated palliative care: Call for papers for a special edition of Palliative Medicine

A forthcoming special edition of Palliative Medicine will focus on integrated palliative care in the context of palliative care and end-of-life-care service delivery. Guest editors, Dr Jeroen Hasselaar, Co-ordinator, Best Practices in Integrated Palliative Care in Europe (InSup-C), Radboud University … Continue reading