Neurology & Palliative Care

The Reference Group in Neurology aims to support and help the development of palliative care for people with neurological disease. This includes collaboration with other organisations involved in neurological care, including the European Academy of Neurology.
The Group has helped to develop webinars on various aspects of palliative care and neurology, facilitated sessions at both the EAPC and EAN congresses, encouraged collaboration with neurological groups and services and lead on research studies across Europe.

The Group has collaborated with the EAN in aiming to develop a curriculum for neurologists and palliative care and for palliative care specialists in Neurology.

group chairs neurology and palliative care David Oliver and Simone Veronese

The Reference Group is chaired by David Oliver, Professor of Palliative Medicine, UK  with support from Simone Veronese, Palliative Care Physician and Researcher, Italy.

Committe

PD Dr. med. Alexander Kowski

Dr. med. Alexander Kowski

Germany

Senior Physician Ward and University Outpatient Clinic for NeuroPalliativeCare FA f. Neurology, epileptology, specialising in palliative medicine and emergency medicine

Clinic and university outpatient clinics for neurology
Dr. Caroline Barry

Dr. Caroline Barry

United Kingdom

Consultant in Palliative Medicine and associate professor at the University of East Anglia, UK

Since 2018 she has been co-director of the Norfolk Motor Neurone Disease Care. She is an honorary clinical associate professor at the University of East Anglia.
Prof. Raymond Voltz

Prof. Raymond Voltz

Germany

Head of Department of Palliative Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and University Hospital, University of Cologne

Dorine Boersema-Wijma

Netherlands

Dept of Public Health and Primary Care, Leiden University Medical Center, The Netherlands Huntington Center of Expertise Topaz Overduin

Geriatric medicine specialist at Topaz and PhD student (Palliative care in Huntington's Disease)

PD Dr. med. Caroline Hertler

Swiss

Klinik für Radio-Onkologie Kompetenzzentrum für Palliative Care, Universitässpital Zürich

Physician specialising in palliative care, neurology and addiction medicine
Dr Peter Allcroft

Dr Peter Allcroft

Australia

BMBS, FRACP, FAChPM, M Pall Care Senior Staff Specialist Southern Adelaide Palliative Services Southern Adelaide Local Health Network Clinical Lead SA Statewide Palliative Care Network Commission on Excellence and Innovation in Health

Prof. Dr. Marcel A. Kamp

Prof. Dr. Marcel A. Kamp

Germany

Professor for Palliative Care Brandenburg Medical School Theodor Fontane and Faculty of Health Sciences Brandenburg, Immanuel Clinic Rüdersdorf

Professor for Palliative Care at Brandenburg Medical School

Letizia Panicari

Swiss
Medical Doctor in the Palliative Care department at Ospedale Regionale di Lugano
Dr. med. Veronika Dunkl

Dr. med. Veronika Dunkl

Germany

Center for palliative care, University Hospital Cologne

Specialist in neurology, additional training in palliative medicine
Professor David Oliver

Professor David Oliver

United Kingdom

Tizard Centre University of Kent

retired Consultant Physician in Palliative Medicine and is an Honorary Professor at the Tizard Centre at the University of Kent, at Canterbury

Dr. Radka Bužgová

Czech republic

Department of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Ostrava, Czech republic and Mobile hospice Ondrášek, Ostrava

Doctor of social medicine.