PMU WHO CC meets new consortium partners in Padua

The PD_Pal project, the first multi-center European project of the medical area coordinated by the University of Padua, will develop an innovative approach to the care and management of people with Parkinson's by integrating the technology in home management and defining new European standards in the pathways of treatment of the disease in the advanced phase. The kick off meeting of the PD_Pal Project took place in Padua, Feb 13-14 2019.

Shifting the paradigm: What? Who? Where? When? Why?

The End of Life Research Group from Brussels and Ghent led by Professors Luc Deliens and Joachim Cohen works towards achieving the best palliative and end of life care. As an initiative of this research group a two-day seminar “Public Health and Palliative...

Giving voice for those in suffering

From the 18th to 20th October Romanian palliative care and hospice movement celebrated its 20th anniversary. To mark this significant effort professional caregivers all over Romania gathered in Poiana, Braşov. The meeting was put together of festive gala...

Invest! Innovate! Include!

The WHO Collaborating Centre in Salzburg stood strong for Innovation, better end of life care, and high quality palliative care education at the WHO Regional meeting of Government Chief Nursing Officers, WHO collaborating centres and European Forum of...

A truly EPICC meeting in Malta

The 2nd teaching and learning event of ERASMUS+ Project “Enhancing Nurses' and Midwives’ Competence in Providing Spiritual Care through Innovative Education and Compassionate Care” took place from the 24th to the 28th of September, 2018 at the University...


Palliative Care Definition

This new consensus based Definition (2019) is focused on the relief of suffering that is timely and applicable to all patients regardless of the diagnosis, prognosis, geographic location, point of care and income level.

International Symposium on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care

The German Association for Palliative Medicine, together with the German Hospice and Palliative Care Society, the Austrian Hospice Group and the EAPC Task Force on Volunteering, is organising an International Symposium on Volunteering in Hospice and Palliative Care on Saturday, 25 May, in the wake of the EAPC World Congress. The symposium will be held from 10.00 to 17.00 with English/German simultaneous translation.

Focussing on patients and families

The German Association for Palliative Medicine (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Palliativmedizin, DGP) is celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2019. Join the Party in Berlin on the 22nd of May.

Palliative Care: It's Not Just Hospice Anymore

Palliative Care Easing Pain and Suffering. Learn strategies and techniques to assess suffering and support patients living with serious illness. Starts Jan 15. Enroll today @COURSERA.ORG

Europe welcomes the Baltic Palliative Care Association

The Association unites medical professionals and non-professionals from across the region who want to improve palliative care through prevention and relief of suffering for patients and families through education and medical standards of care. The 2nd Baltic Palliative Care Conference: Making Palliative Care Meaningful will be held in Vilnius, Lithuania, on the 12-13 of September 2019.