Palliative Care

Palliative care with European physicians involved in geriatric palliative care

Leader: Sophie Pautex Ruth Piers


  • Develop links between national and European palliative care and geriatric societies (share of information, expertise and innovations)
  • To offer advice to EUGMS and national European geriatric societies to improve geriatric palliative care
  • To offer advice via EUGMS to European policy makers, goverments and health care planers to improve geriatric palliative care
  • Establish a research network for geriatric palliative care
  • To collect and disseminate evidence and guidelines
  • To find financial support

Outcomes 2017

  • Survey on specific compentencies in palliative care for geriatricians

  • Symposium in the eugms congress

Projects & Events 2018, 2019

  • Specific compentencies for geriatricians
  • Symposia in congresses
  • Link with EAPC

Next meeting of the group

Next Meeting 16th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 7-9


Albers G, Froggatt K, Van den Block L, Gambassi G, Vanden Berghe P, Pautex S, Van den Noortgate N (2016). An exploration of the collaborative working between palliative care and geriatric medicine. Barriers and facilitators. BMC Palliative care 2016;15:47

N° of Members



September 2007


Sophie Pautex