Updated Database of Palliative Care Education Courses


Are you looking for up to date information and listings of Palliative care courses in Ireland?

The Database of palliative care, end of life and bereavement courses, has recently been refreshed and updated. A collaboration between the Irish Hospice Foundation, All Ireland Institute for Hospice & Palliative Care and the Irish Association for Palliative Care, the database was originally launched in 2009 increasing awareness of palliative care education courses  in Ireland and Northern Ireland.

It aims to be;

  • a focal point for Palliative care education information
  •  a resource for providers to advertise courses and programmes to health and social care professionals and the wider community
  • a searchable and user-friendly listing of education programmes/courses, workshops, study days and  seminars

This database contains listings from 69 education providers offering 270 courses.  You can access the database via the IHF site HERE or via the AIIHPC site HERE  and the IAPC site HERE

If you would like additional information about the database contact Karen Charnley, Programme Manager for Education, AIIHPC kcharnley@aiihpc.org

Social Science Index & Health Business Index – Databases on trial

SocIndex & Health Business Full Text via EBSCO

Between now and April 9th the library has access to both Social Science Index with full text and Health Business full text on trial.

SocIndex with full text is an extensive sociology research database containing over 700 full text academic journals, more than 13,000 conference papers and proceedings and over 800 ebooks. Its coverage ranges from social psychology, research methods, gender studies, gerontology and social anthropology. Full details of title holdings can be found HERE  – Some titles of particular relevance are; Age & Aging – British Journal of Clinical Psychology – British Medical Journal – Clinical psychology & psychotherapy –  American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine –  Health Policy – Journal of  social work in end of life and palliative care.

Health Business Full Text covers over 130 full text titles in health management and administration as well as healthcare economics, personnel and marketing. A full list of titles is available HERE . Publications of note include; Harvard Business Review –  Behavioural Healthcare – Death Studies –  Total Quality Management

Access to these databases on site is cc via IP recognition but a username & password for off site access is available to external staff, researchers and students email laura.rooneyferris@hospice-foundation.ie  if you have not already received it.