2015; Volume 16, No 6, June


Free access to selected palliative care journals for IAHPC members

Among several other benefits, IAHPC members get free access to the CINAHL database with unlimited online access and downloads of full text articles from leading journals, including the following palliative care journals:

We are happy to inform you that earlier technical problems have now been solved. As an IAHPC member you can again enjoy full online access to all these journals plus the CINAHL database by using your IAHPC membership number and the email address you registered in our system.

Another good reason for joining IAHPC! If you’re not yet a member and would like to find out more about the benefits of joining IAHPC please visit our website.

If you have any questions, please email the IAHPC team.

Free access to Progress in Palliative Care throughout June

Sample the content of this peer-reviewed, multidisciplinary journal with an international perspective free of charge this June, and/or take advantage of a discounted subscription.

All content published in Progress in Palliative Care between 2012-2014 is free to access online, with brand new 2015 content available to anyone that signs up.

There is also a 20% discount on subscriptions to anyone who signs up to the mailing list via the journal of the month page. This offer is extended to both individuals and institutions throughout June. Don't miss out!

Find out more and to take up the offers.

Leadership Development Initiative (LDI) now online with open access

Dr Frank Ferris tells us that the LDI curriculum from Cohort 2 is now available online with open access. You will find an overview of LDI at the top of the page, and all of the modules that they have permission to share, including:

Please use and adapt these curricular materials freely, with attribution… and share them widely with colleagues. Dr. Ferris welcomes any suggestions to make these tools even more valuable.

Special thanks to Dr. Frank D. Ferris, Executive Director, Palliative Medicine, Research & Education, OhioHealth, Columbus, Ohio, USA for sharing this information. Please email Dr. Ferris’s office if you have any suggestions.

Human Rights Watch publication free to download from Palliative Care Network Community website

The Human Rights Watch publication ‘Please Do Not Make Us Suffer Anymore: Access to Pain Treatment as a Human Right’ (2009) is the latest publication to be shared on the Palliative Care Network Community website. In this publication, Human Rights Watch highlights the need for palliative care and its promotion globally as a human right.

"I wanted to fall head down and be dead right away so it wouldn't hurt anymore."

Vlad Zhukovsky, cancer patient, describing a failed suicide attempt.

Download the publication here.

Share your resources

Do you have a new resource that you would like to share with readers? With more than 8,000 readers from across the world, the IAHPC Newsletter is a great place to share information. To submit information, please email the editor.

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