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Virtual communities of practice: A tool to increase palliative care engagement
Dr James Jap is Clinical Director and Palliative Care Physician at Totara Hospice South Auckland, Manurewa, New Zealand and is one of the co-founders of the palliative care virtual community of practice, Palliverse.
Here, he explains the background to Team Palliverse’s longer article published in the March/April 2016 issue of the European Journal of Palliative Care
The doctor who helped us to say goodbye to my father
Thank you for what Cicely Saunders (the founder of the modern palliative care movement) called the “depth of time” you have given to us. Read the rest of this letter at
New Scottish cancer strategy recognises the importance of palliative care
The Scottish government has published its strategy for cancer care in Scotland over the next five to ten years, with £100 million promised to improve care for those living with the disease.
Chief Social Worker highlights palliative care on World Social Work Day!
Chief Social Worker for Adults Lyn Romeo marked World Social Work Day by stressing the need for good social work support at end of life and strongly endorsed our new resource.