Researchers of four different projects from the expertise center palliative care (Amsterdam UMC) have received 1.6 million euro from the ZonMw program: ‘Palliantie. Meer dan zorg’

The researchers, working together in the expertise center for palliative care (EPZ) of Amsterdam UMC, have received a total amount of 1.6 million euros for four projects. The researchers are able to further ground, develop and implement their interventions to improve the current palliative care. There is a close collaboration with regional networks of palliative care (NPZ), who have also received a grant from ZonMw.

The following APH researchers have received a grant for their projects:

  • Have a talk with citizens (‘In gesprek met de burger’): to increase the consciousness and knowledge about palliative care as a result of information gatherings.
    Project leader: Roeline Pasman, department of Public and Occupational Health
  • Implementation SigMa-method: Looking for instruments for early and precise signaling of changes in the palliative phase of people in nursing homes Project leader: Lotje Bagchus, department of Public and Occupational Health
  • Implementation research CURA: Approachable support on moral dilemmas in palliative care Project leader: Suzanne Metselaar, department of Medical Humanities
  • Psychosocial needs, intimacy and sexuality in the last stage of life: Implementation of a combined conversation intervention by nurses with people who have incurable cancer. Project leader: Irene Jongerden, department of Public and Occupational Health

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Contact: Prof. dr Bregje Onwuteaka-Philipsen (Expertisecentrum Palliatieve Zorg Amsterdam UMC)