1a. Encourage and support Palliative Care and Primary Care leaders in all European countries to promote integrated palliative care in the community using the EAPC Toolkit.
1b. Identify core competencies in education and training for primary care professionals, in order to enhance access to general palliative care.
1c. Promote activities/sessions on primary palliative care in all EAPC sponsored conferences and primary care conferences at all levels (including WONCA),
1d. Participate in the WHO Technical Advisory Group (TAG) to input into manuals to help operationalise palliative care in the community.
2a. In European countries not involved in the previous Taskforce, identify and support one or more key professional leaders to scope the barriers/facilitators, and then address these using the toolkit framework.
2b. Expand the toolkit to enhance 1) timely identification, 2) assessment, 3) care planning, 4) evaluation in primary care: produce an updated/ expanded toolkit or guidelines.
2c. Start international, collaborative small-scale research and student exchange projects including publication of reviews of European developments in peer-reviewed journals.
3a. Continue 2a
3b Offer our materials and methods to countries outside Europe to help develop primary palliative care in collaboration with other organisations, as the EAPC is currently the leading international Palliative Care organisation.
4a. Publish a white paper on promoting primary palliative care in all countries.
4b. Submission of an EU research or quality improvement proposal.