Our Wellcome Trust funded 'World Map' of Palliative care aims to develop indicators and map the global development of provision
Our ESRC funded 3-year project examines experiences of home dying for people living in poverty in the UK in both urban (Glasgow) and rural (Dumfries & Galloway) locations.
Staff and students in the End of Life Studies Group are continuing to meet by Zoom and other means, and in particular have been writing a series of COVID-19 related articles on our blog.
Dame Cicely Saunders defined the concept of total pain as the suffering that encompasses all of a person's physical, psychological, social, spiritual, and practical struggles.
As a research group, we are involved in undertaking various research projects into assisted dying.
Death Doulas provide a range of practical, emotional, and social support for people nearing the end of life, including their families.”
End of life care in the UK and Japan – intersections in culture, practice and policy
There is a growing recognition that effective policies, laws, strategies and plans are required to promote and develop general approaches to the end of life and specifically, palliative care.
At a Death Cafe people, often strangers, gather to eat cake, drink tea and discuss death.
Our Wellcome Trust funded analysis of interventions aims to promote improvement in end of life care worldwide
This is an interdisciplinary collaboration between anthropologist Dr Naomi Richards and creative writers Dr Elizabeth Reeder and PhD Candidate Amy Shea.
This project will be the first to develop an evaluation model that can be used to assess the quality and outcomes of community palliative care in Kerala.
How can clinicians and services identify people who might benefit from palliative care?
Professor David Clark is an eminent biographer of Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement
This important document maps levels of palliative care coverage in Scotland