Queen speaks at Vienna conference on palliative care

Drottningen tillsammans med Österrikes hälsominister Alois Stöger och hustrun till Österrikes president Margit Fischer precis innan invigningen av den 11:e Europeiska kongressen för palliativ vård. Foto: Dieter Nagl /AFP

The Queen pictured with Austria’s Health Minister, Alois Stöger, and the wife of Austria’s President, Margit Fischer, just before the opening of the 11th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care. Photo: Dieter Nagl/AFP

On Thursday 7 May, The Queen delivered a speech at the 11th Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care in Vienna, Austria. The conference dealt with the issue of palliative care, i.e. care of patients in the final stages of life.