2016; Volume 17, No 3, March


Each month, we publish a limited selection of items that we feel will be of interest to our global readership. Content is welcomed but please observe the criteria for inclusion:

Please also consider promoting your education and training events in the IAHPC Global Directory of Education in Palliative Care. It’s quick and easy – just submit your content online.

New benefit for IAHPC members

The Department of Palliative Care at the UT MD Anderson Cancer Center has donated 80 copies of The MD Anderson Supportive and Palliative Care Handbook (5th Edition 2015) to distribute at no cost to our members. The handbook is a practical bedside book to assist clinicians in the daily care of their patients.

Get the handbook for free by joining/renewing your IAHPC membership (you only have to pay for shipping and handling fees). If your membership is current and you wish to receive one of the handbooks, you can renew and your membership will be extended for the corresponding term.

Join/renew through our website

(Note: Only one copy per order. Offer is available only to paying members).

E-learning: Developing and Evaluating Complex Interventions in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (MORECare Statement)

This e-learning course explains the best methods of designing and conducting research, which evaluates palliative and end-of-life care services and treatments using the MORECare Statement. This is a self-paced online course including reading lists, audio video presentations and assessments. The time required to complete the six modules course is estimated at seven to ten hours.

This e-learning course is facilitated by leading experts from King’s College London, Lancaster University and Cambridge University. You can register at anytime. The course operates on an ongoing enrollment basis and cost only £200 (early bird).

View registration and Information details here.
Download the course brochure here.

Compassionate Care at End of Life in Hospitals: Leading by example – 27 April 2016 – Limerick, Ireland

A conference for all healthcare staff who care for dying patients and their families. Join delegates from the UK, Spain and Ireland at the national Hospice Friendly Hospitals Programme Conference.

Click here to register online by 24 March. €60 per delegate.

Call for posters now open

This conference is an opportunity to showcase hospital projects and research that broadly address the theme of the conference.Click here to download the guide for submitting abstracts and email your submission by 24 March.

For more information please visit the conference website.

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