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Transforming learning in palliative care

Heather Richardson, Joint Chief Executive at St Christopher’s, London, UK, explains how a conversation with two doctors from Rwanda and Bangladesh has led to radical changes at St Christopher’s to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. In the last plenary of … Continue reading

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Facing death creatively at St Christopher’s

In this new series, The Arts in Palliative Care, we look at how the arts in palliative care settings can be a powerful and effective way of addressing the practical, psychological, social and spiritual issues that face people at the … Continue reading

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Remembering Cicely – founder of the modern hospice movement

Dr Mary Baines and Dr Tom West, former medical colleagues and close friends of Dame Cicely Saunders, took part in a special seminar held at St Christopher’s Hospice in London on 23 June to mark the tenth anniversary of her … Continue reading


International education – the fuel that drives palliative care

David Oliviere, Director of Education and Training, Education Centre, St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK For the past ten years I have worked at the centre of an internationally renowned palliative care education centre. It’s a job with a clear bonus: … Continue reading

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