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ACTION Consortium Meeting: 2016

Photo: Consortium members at the 2016 annual general meeting of the ACTION Project in Copenhagen

At the beginning of October 2016, representatives of all work packages attended the annual ACTION consortium meeting in Copenhagen, Denmark, where positive discussions on the progress of the ACP trial in Europe took place.

26th October 2016

'The time is nigh...': New EAPC Blog entry from the ACTION team

Photo: EAPC Onlus logoLancaster University's Sheila Payne discusses opening up debate about the timing of advance care planning (ACP) conversations.

30th August 2016

New ACTION publication in BMC Cancer

Photo: Image: first page of the protocol paper

The research protocol for the ACTION study was recently published in BMC Cancer.

Entitled "Advance care planning - a multi-centre cluster randomised clinical trial: the research protocol of the ACTION study", the publication is free to download as a PDF from the link below.

8th April 2016

ACTION members submit a second EAPC Blog Posting

Photo: EAPC Onlus logo

The ACTION project's Danish team contribute to the EAPC Blog with a post entitled "From 'Death Talks' to Advance Care Planning?".

24th February 2016

ACTION blog entry for the EAPC

Photo: EAPC Onlus logo

On behalf of the ACTION consortium, our Rotterdam team explain the background of our study in a European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) Blog.

6th January 2016

Respecting Choices TDIA Award

Photo: TDIA Website Entry

Drs Linda Briggs and Bernard Hammes recently accepted a Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Award on behalf of the Respecting Choices programme.

The Tribeca Disruptive Innovation Awards (TDIA) celebrates those whose ideas have broken the mold to create significant impact.

13th May 2015

ACTION Consortium Meeting: October 2014

Photo: Members of the ACTION consortium meeting, held in Manchester, UK, in October 2014

Representatives of all Work Packages attended an annual ACTION consortium meeting in Manchester, UK, between the 6th and 8th October 2014.

The UK team were kind enough to arrange typical English weather for the occasion but this did not detract from an excellent meeting, with many topics covered during the 2-day event, followed by a further 'Respecting Choices' training day.

9th October 2014

ACTION members undergo "Respecting Choices" training

News coverage of a recent "Respecting Choices" training programme, which members of ACTION recently attended, was broadcast on a local network in La Crosse, Wisconsin, USA. This video news item can be found at the link below.

23rd May 2014