Conference&AGM2017tobeheldinLiverpool,UK

27th September 2017

The International Collaborative Research Conference and Annual General Meeting 2017 will be held 5th - 6th December in Liverpool, UK. This year it will be held alongside the UK conference ‘Compassion, Care, and Clinical Excellence in Hospital Palliative Care’, which takes place on 7th December. This one-day conference brings together national and international leaders in palliative and end of life...

CareoftheDyingEvaluation(CODE™)ReceivesERANet-LACFunding

27th September 2017

International Collaborative for Best Care for the Dying Person members from 7 countries have recently been awarded funding from ERANET LAC to establish an international standard of an existing validated instrument (Care of the Dying Evaluation – CODETM) which can be used within an action research framework to create benchmarks for practice and engage an active quality improvement cycle to...

AWarmReceptionforSummerSchool2017

27th September 2017

The International Collaborative Summer School took place in Malaga, Spain, from Monday 12th to Wednesday 14th June 2017. 35 participants attended from 9 different countries. The first day was held at the Cudeca Hospice which is celebrating its 25th anniversary this year. Day one featured two parallel sessions, one for those who were new to the collaborative programme with workshops to...

AcademicPalliativeCareUnitwillhelp“ensurethatcareprovided...

21st September 2017

Extensive consultation with stakeholders and a consensus on the overarching aim to ensure patients with complex symptoms receive the best care have been important factors in the establishment of UK's first academic palliative care hospital in-patient unit, a preliminary independent evaluation of stakeholder views has found. The Academic Palliative Care Unit (APCU), is an innovative and ground-breaking 12- bedded in-patient...