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...


Kick off meeting of the PD_Pal Project in Padua, Feb 13-14 2019

Defining new European standards in the pathways of treatment of the Parkinson's disease in the advanced Phase.

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.

The provision of palliative care

In Europe, hundreds of thousands of people do not have access to appropriate palliative care services, including, in particular, access to appropriate pain relief. Consequently, patients and families suffer needlessly, while health-care systems are put under additional strain due to unnecessary and costly hospital admissions and emergency services.

The Lancet Commission

How to integrate oncology and palliative care using standardised care pathways, referral guidelines, and collaboration to achieve the best outcomes for patient-centred care?