The first two years of the five year Marie Curie Design to Care Programme, launched 25th April 2017, brings together experts from palliative care, engineering, design and social sciences to address the complex palliative care needs of the UK’s ageing population. The programme will develop a new approach to designing personalised care for people at […]
Archives for April 2017
Final “Images of Care and Dying” Event – 27 Apr
You are warmly invited to attend the final event of this unique series, convened by CIPH’s Drs Stephen Barclay and Robbie Duschinsky, bringing together policy and academia to explore issues around end of life care through the lens of film.
Public attitudes towards end-of-life care in progressive neurological illness are conflicted, study reveals
Public attitudes in UK and USA reveal support both for life-sustaining interventions and for measures to enable peaceful death in progressive neurological illness such as dementia, according to a survey carried out by researchers at the University of Cambridge. Debate surrounding assisted dying goes to the heart of clinical ethical principles Gemma Clarke The study […]
GPEG welcomes Dr Richard Darnton, new Director of GP Studies for the Clinical School
Dr Richard Darnton, GP and newly arrived Director of Studies in General Practice at the General Practice Education Group (GPEG), describes his passion for medical education and his ambitions for GP teaching at Cambridge. Tell us a little about your career so far? In my teens I was on course to follow my sister to […]