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, governments 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


Projects & Events 

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

Next meeting of the group

Next Meeting 17th EuGMS International Congress, Athens October 11-13 - SIG Collateral Meeting - OPEN- OCT 11th from 11.30am to 01.00pm CEST


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