Category Archives: BEREAVEMENT

Love, life, death, and a price. Worth a Ventafridda Award?

Vittorio Ventafridda was a palliative care pioneer and in 2007, the Maruzza Foundation established an award in his honour. It is given each year to a clinician who has demonstrated outstanding initiative and enterprise in the paediatric palliative care sector … Continue reading

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Supporting the bereaved is everyone’s business.

For the penultimate blog in our Palliative Care and Public Health series, Samar Aoun asks what do we know about bereavement as it is lived out in everyday life? Until fairly recently, we knew about the minority who sought support … Continue reading

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The Lancet Commission on the Value of Death: understanding a realistic utopia.

Death, dying, and loss are universal human experiences, but the contention of a new Lancet Commission is that they have become unfamiliar, disconnected, and unbalanced. For the next in our Palliative Care and Public Health blog series, Dr. Libby Sallnow … Continue reading

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Bereavement is a family affair

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO PRESENT THIS MONTH’S ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, THE OFFICIAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF THE EAPC Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of Palliative Medicine, chooses an article that readers may find particularly interesting or useful and invites the authors … Continue reading

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Bereaved relatives’ end of life experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic

WE’RE DELIGHTED TO PRESENT THIS MONTH’S ‘EDITOR’S CHOICE’ FROM PALLIATIVE MEDICINE, THE OFFICIAL RESEARCH JOURNAL OF THE EAPC Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of ‘Palliative Medicine’, chooses an article that readers may find particularly interesting or useful and invites the authors … Continue reading

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