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Palliative Consulttant Team, Department of surgery

Hospital of Halland, Varberg

Services Offered

Palliative consultant team with the mission to deliver specialized palliative care together with other caregivers both in hospital and primary care , advices concerning palliative care in the county and education in palliative care.


I have used part of SPICT in education (lectures) of doctors and nurses and plan to continue to do that. "How to recognize the need and plan for palliative care"

Halmstad University Region Halland, and Sahlgrenska University Hospital

Halmstad, Gothenburg

Services Offered

In our project, we have started translating SPICT into Swedish. The project is collaboration between Halmstad University, Region Halland and Sahlgrenska University Hospital.


The project is a part of two doctoral thesis. In the first study, the aim is to translate SPICT and validate the Swedish version in a Swedish health care context. We plan to introduce and test the Swedish SPICT in health care settings that today have difficulties in identifying patients with palliative care needs. We also plan to evaluate how patients benefiting the use of SPICT.

Contact:  Lotta Pham (Halmstad) 

Maria Arnby (Gothenburg)