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Our vision is a world in which people with a serious illness will, from the very outset until the end of their lives, have access to a constantly improving level of high quality care and support whenever and wherever needed.  Training in palliative care plays a pivotal role in making this vision a reality.

Obstacles to  palliative care training in Greece

Unfortunately, palliative care:

  • Does not form a core part of undergraduate degrees for health professionals in Greece, with the exception of nursing degrees within the last few years.
  • There are only a limited number of postgraduate programmes in palliative care in Greece

Training in palliative care requires interdisciplinary collaboration and an approach centred on team-work and problem-solving, all of which involve specific communication skills.

In order to fill the gaps in training in palliative care in Greece and to realise our aim of constantly improving care:

We constantly update the skills of the members of our interdisciplinary team.