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Inequities in specialist palliative care services need to be addressed to ensure best end of life care for all

Press Release from the IAPC & the IHF in advance of World Hospice & Palliative Care Day 2015



The Irish Association for Palliative Care (IAPC) and the Irish Hospice Foundati

IAPC Annual Conference 2015

Managing Complex Symptoms in Palliative Care

Friday 4 December 2015

Ashling Hotel, Dublin 7

9th World Research Congress of the EAPC

Dublin Ireland 9-11 June 2016

Abstract Submission Deadline has been extended to: 31 October 2015

Launch of the Palliative Care Competence Framework

Health Service Executive Palliative Care Competence Framework

4 November 2014

Royal College of Physicians

Discipline Specific Competencies can be downloaded at:


Launch of the Children and Young People's Palliative Hub website

A portal to information about children and young people’s palliative care on the island of Ireland

Report on End of Life & Palliative Care in Ireland launched

All hospitals should have strategies for dealing with palliative, end-of-life care and bereavement - Health Committee

All hospitals should draw up strategies for dealing with palliative, end-of-life care and bereavement, acc

IAPC Annual Education and Research Seminar 2014

Full Video Presentations and Powerpoint Presentations are available to download in the Knowledge Centre of the website


21st Century Questions for Palliative Care; Current and challenging themes for Palliative Care

DATE: Friday 8 November 2013 TIME: 08.30-16.00 LOCATION

IAPC Education & Research Seminar 2014 - Call for Abstracts CLOSED

Participants are invited to submit an abstract for oral or poster presentation no later than Monday 7 October 2013  

The Annual IAPC Education and Research Seminar is  the premier meeting for those

IAPC Annual Education and Research Seminar 2013

Full presentations available to download in the Knowledge Centre

Online Catalogue - Palliative Care Audits, Evaluations & Research in Ireland

The IAPC is pleased to announce a new information resource aimed at assisting palliative care researchers in Ireland. fake watches  

The online Catelogue details what palliativ

IAPC Directory of Specialist Palliative Care Services in Ireland 2012

The Directory provides full details of Palliative Care services in Ireland.




The online Directory can be found by clicking

Families & Bereavement

Date: Thursday 17th and Friday 18th May 2012

Time: 9.15am-4.15pm

Presenter: Stephan Sperber, Senior Social Worker, Milford Care Centre.

Description: As well as being an individual experience, bereavement is influenced by family relationships and functioning.
The workshop will examine the interplay between individuals and their family dynamics, explore the use of bereavement risk assessments and assist
participants in considering strategies for assisting and supporting bereaved families.

Venue: Irish Hospice Foundation

Fee: €180 2 day workshop includes light lunch & tea/coffee

Location: Irish Hospice Foundation