Tag Archives: St Christopher’s Hospice

QELCA © – Transforming care at end of life globally

Last year on this blog, Dr Heather Richardson, Joint CEO of St Christopher’s Hospice in London, UK, described how St Christopher’s education programme was changing to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. Today, Liz Bryan, Education Consultant at St Christopher’s, explains how the … Continue reading

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Remembering Mary, pioneer of hospice care

Heather Richardson and Shaun O’Leary, Joint Chief Executives at St Christopher’s Hospice, London, UK, pay tribute to the life and work of hospice care pioneer, Dr Mary Baines. Dr Mary Baines OBE was a pioneer, a mother to Rachel, Stephen and … Continue reading

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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