This page brings together a selection of audio and visual resources related to palliative care.
Range of podcasts from BMJ covering different medical disciplines and topics
Palliative Care Program Spotlight. A series of podcasts on the challenges of CAPC member institutions. The series looks at issues faced by palliative care programmes. Each podcast episode explores a different issues, among them; managing growth; avoiding staff burnout; getting institutional buy-in; working with referring physicians and navigating uncertain waters ahead.
Podcast addressing a wide range of topics in relation to palliative care including wearable technology, social media, virtual reality and general issues around working and researching palliative care
General Palliative Care
Early Palliative Care
Short animated video presented by BMJ featuring Dr Scott Murray outlining the benefits and rationale of early palliative care
Palliative Care for all - Action Research Project
Overview of IHF Palliative Care for All projects to extend palliative interventions to Heart Failure, Dementia and Respiratory Failure
Hospice Healthcare humanity
Dr Tony O Brien Medical Director of Marymount Hospice Cork and Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine at Cork University Hospital talks about the development & benefit of palliative care
Communications in Palliative & End-of-life Care
Palliative Care and the Human Connection: Ten Steps for What To Say and Do
Dr. Diane E. Meier is Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC), a national organization devoted to increasing the number and quality of palliative care programs in the United States. In this video, Dr. Meier discusses 10 important steps in palliative care from over a decade of research. This video will serve as a valuable training tool and guide for medical professionals and their families.
Delivering Bad New - For Medical Professionals
Short animation from IHF outlining 5 steps to delivering bad news
Additional Video Sources
Curated collection of videos on bereavement, dementia, communication and spirituality
List of videos addressing issues like pain management, public awareness of palliative care and managing palliative care services
Range of videos for healthcare professionals mostly addressing issues around communication and breaking bad news.
Irish app developed by Una MacConville to aid healthcare professionals in providing palliative and end-of-life care and communication to patients from diverse ethnic and cultural backgrounds. It also includes best practice guidelines.
Also developed by Una MacConville this app aims to assist healthcare in Ireland particularly in palliative care settings.
Mobile version of the Fast Facts database from the Centre to Advance Palliative Care website.
Latest articles, editorials and reviews from NEJM
IPad version of the BMJ with updated news and articles
Support app for clinical decision making
iphone and ipad app for The Lancet
iPad app for accessing up to date reviews and items from the Cochrane Library
PubMed apps for iphone and android. Enables mobile searching of the Pubmed database.
Allows mobile browsing across journals
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