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Irish Association for Palliative Care meeting

Dr Fliss Murtagh presents at the Annual Education and Research Seminar on importance of research within Palliative Care 

Dr Fliss Murtagh (Clinical Senior Lecturer at the Cicely Saunders Institute) recently presented at the 14th Annual Education and Research Seminar in Kilkenny, hosted by the Irish Association for Palliative Care. Her presentation, ‘Developing Best Evidence: Producing Relevant Research for Palliative Care Practice’, highlighted the importance of research within palliative care, described the most effective ways to understand and interpret it, and explained the methodology behind common research methods. The conference was well attended by delegates, including doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, who were able to debate issues around palliative care research and education in Ireland.