COVID-19 Palliative Care research webinar

Palliative care professionals from the UK and Switzerland are taking part in a COVID-19 webinar in July to share findings from research undertaken during the pandemic.  The COVID-19 Palliative Care webinar hosted by the International Observatory on End of Life Care at Lancaster University will include three short presentations follow by an online discussion.

Doctors Claudia Gamondi and Tanja Fusi-Schmidhauser will talk about the experience of the pandemic in hospitals in southern Switzerland.

Lead Nurse for Palliative Care at Homerton Hospital in East London, UK, Claude Chidiac, will share perspectives on his organisation’s innovate response to COVID-19.

A third presentation from Palliative Medicine Consultant Dr Catriona Mayland will explore findings from a rapid review of how previous pandemics have impacted grief and bereavement.

The free webinar takes place on Thursday 9th July, 16:00 BST, 17:00 CEST. Those who would like to attend can register for the event here:

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