The EAPC Award recognises an outstanding contribution to palliative care and in particular to the European Association for Palliative Care. The decision regarding who the recipient of this prestigious award is made by the EAPC Board of Directors.
EAPC Prize 2021
Irene Higginson (UK)
The decision is based on her incredible career in palliative care which spans many years and the huge contribution she has made to our speciality. In addition, the board are grateful for the support she has given, and continues to give to the EAPC.
EAPC Prize 2019
Carlos Centeno (Spain)
Awarded to Carlos for his outstanding contribution to the work of the EAPC over many years including the development and ongoing work on the EAPC mapping project.
EAPC Prize 2017
Sheila Payne (UK)
The EAPC Prize was awarded to Sheila for her tireless work on behalf of the EAPC and her outstanding contribution to palliative care over many years.
EAPC Prize 2015
Kathy Foley (USA)
In recognition of Kathy’s contribution to the EAPC and to palliative care worldwide for many years.
EAPC Prize 2013
Derek Doyle (UK)
Awarded for Derek’s engagement and support in the development of the EAPC and his dedication to the development and implementation of palliative care internationally.
EAPC Prize 2011
Franco De Conno (Italy)
Awarded to Franco for his engagement and support in the development
of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC onlus) since its foundation in 1988.
EAPC Prize 2007
George Soros (Greece)
The EAPC Award recipient in 2007 was philanthropist George Soros whose generosity through the Open Society Forum has contributed so much to palliative care.
EAPC Prize 2003
Geoffrey Hanks (UK)
Geoff was awarded the EAPC prize in recognition of his contribution to the development of palliative care and of the EAPC.
EAPC Prize 2001
The first EAPC award was presented to the Floriani Foundation in recognition of their contribution to the development of Palliative Care in Europe.
[Loredana and Virgilio Floriani]