Category Archives: Bereavement

 “By the time she got sick it was just kind of too late”: Hearing the voices of bereaved lesbian, gay, and bisexual older women about advanced care planning.

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 … Continue reading

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Bereavement is a family affair

AN OPPORTUNITY TO CATCH UP WITH OUR PAST POSTS! Today, we’re republishing a research article which was selected as ‘Editor’s choice’ in November 2021. Each month, Professor Catherine Walshe, Editor-in-Chief of Palliative Medicine, chooses an article that readers may find particularly … Continue reading

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Discovering people’s strengths and resources at the end of life

On the 90th birthday of pioneering palliative care social worker, Elisabeth Earnshaw-Smith, we are delighted to republish this earlier post, which we hope will stimulate the thinking around the family and social model in palliative care. And you can download … Continue reading

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A Death Café in the Welsh Valleys

Death Cafés are part of a growing worldwide movement to encourage people to talk about death. Mark Taubert, Clinical Director Palliative Medicine and Honorary Senior Lecturer at Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, Wales, UK, joined forces with colleagues to … Continue reading

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Candle Child Bereavement Service: Children, young people and loss – part three

Concluding our series about bereaved children and teenagers with examples of initiatives from Greece, Romania and the UK In the final part of this story, Judy Debenham describes how the support that Rachel is receiving from the Candle team is … Continue reading

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