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VUBToday: VUB study highlights unique position of volunteers in palliative care

Volunteers play an important complementary role in palliative care. First, they have the time and space to ‘be there’ for the patient. They are also an important intermediary in the communication between patients, their families and care providers. This is apparent from new research by the team of Prof Luc Deliens of the End-of-Life Care Research Group of the Vrije Universiteit Brussel and Universiteit Gent, which is part of the European Association for Palliative Care Research Network (EAPC RN).  read more on VUB Today