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EAPC 17th World Congress Online

The theme of the 17th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care is “Exploring New Dimensions”.

The EAPC congress provides an excellent time and place to step back and reflect on progress we have made, and to consider the best ways forward. This is your chance to meet colleagues, and to be inspired and re-energised.

The 17th World Congress “Exploring New Dimensions” will give you the opportunity to be re-energised; to hear about exciting innovations and progress from within our palliative care community, as well as valuable contributions from the wider services and communities with whom we work.

For further information go to eapc-2021.org

Paediatric Palliative Care Day – Friday 8th October

As part of this year’s congress, the Scientific Committee and the EAPC’s Children and Young People Task Force Steering Group have again planned an entire day dedicated to paediatrics, full of meaningful and challenging content.

This year’s two plenary speakers are:

Richard Hain, a paediatric palliative care doctor, from Wales

Joana Mendes, a neonatology palliative nurse, from Portugal.

Coming from different backgrounds, their interests converge in their advanced studies in ethics, and they will be stimulating us to think about the ethical boundaries in palliative care. Dr Hain, co-author of the Oxford Specialist Handbook of Paediatric Palliative Medicine, will also provide an overview of his practical approach to symptom control at the end of life. Further programme details will follow shortly.

Find the programme for the Paediatric Palliative Care Day via this link

IIf you register for the main congress, attendance at the Paediatric Palliative Care Day is free. Alternatively you can register to attend the day – Register via this link.

Practical information

Registration fee depend on a variety of factors – learn more: https://www.eapc-2021.org/register/

Registration fee includes:

• Access to all live and interactive sessions (6-8 October, 8 October for Children’s Palliative Care Day attendees)
• Access to all ‘on-demand’ presentations and the exhibition for three months
• Networking features via the virtual meeting platform

Register here: https://interplan.eventsair.com/eapc21/online-reg/Site/Register