Death of a goldfish: Social experience or medical event?

Dr Kathleen McLoughlin, National End of Life Audit and Review Co-ordinator, The Irish Hospice Foundation, reflects on the 3rd International Public Health and Palliative Care Conference held in Ireland on 25-27 April 2013 Last month I attended the 3rd International … Continue reading

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We need to talk about dying

Eve Richardson, Chief Executive, National Council for Palliative Care and the Dying Matters Coalition Next week (14-20 May) marks the third annual Dying Matters Awareness Week in England, aimed at encouraging people to talk more openly about dying, death and … Continue reading

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