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Aims and scope

BMC Palliative Care is an open access journal publishing original peer-reviewed research articles in the clinical, scientific, ethical and policy issues, local and international, regarding all aspects of hospice and palliative care for the dying and for those with profound suffering related to chronic illness.


  • Maria Zalm, BioMed Central, UK

Section Editors

  • Jan Schildmann, University of Munich, Germany
  • Claudia Bausewein, University of Munich, Germany
  • Nancy Preston, Lancaster University, UK