‘Research Impact: COVID-19 and Pandemic Response in Palliative Care’, Webinar 30 June 2021

AIIHPC hosted this webinar for colleagues on the island of Ireland involved in palliative care practice, research, policy and service provision. The webinar was delivered by Dr Mevihbe Hocaoglu and Rashmi Kumar on the COVPall study. This study was a rapid evaluation of the COVID-19 pandemic response in palliative and end of life care that included looking at national delivery, workforce and symptom management.

The purpose of the webinar was to:

  • Understand the key findings from recent research on the COVID-19 pandemic response in palliative and end of life care
  • Show how timely research can inform decision makers about importance of key aspects of palliative care service delivery during COVID-19 pandemic response
  • Identify future research priorities for palliative care in light of COVID-19

Dr Mevihbe Hocaoglu is a postdoctoral Research Associate at Cicely Saunders Institute, Kings College London working on patient centered outcome research programs and projects including the CovPall projects led by Prof Irene Higginson. She is also part of the Palliative care outcome scale development team. Rashmi Kumar is a member of the Patient and Public Involvement group who was involved in the CovPALL study.

You can watch a video presentation from this event by clicking on the link below.

  • Speaker presentation: Link


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