Media Watch 659

By Palliative Care Network March 29, 2020

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This week's issue of Media Watch (copy attached) includes several articles, reports, etc., on COVID-19 from the lay press and specialist publications. Of particular interest:

Response and role of palliative care during the COVID-19 pandemic: A national telephone survey of hospices in Italy


End-of-life care in the emergency department for the patient imminently dying of a highly transmissible acute respiratory infection (such as COVID-19)


COVID-19: Professional Resources

The International Association for Hospice & Palliative Care has put together a list of resources relevant to palliative care and COVID-19, with links to websites and documents published by academia, civil society organizations, member states and special agencies of the United Nations. Download/view at:

N.B. In the issue of Media Watch dated 23 March 2020, a BBC News report mentioned that the U.K. Association for Palliative Medicine or Great Britain & Ireland was working on guidelines vis-à-vis palliative, end-of-life and bereavement care during the COVID-19 pandemic. Contact the Association for further information at:

N.B. The current and back issues of Media Watch can be downloaded/viewed at:

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