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 […]
Questions of life and death
The ambitious seminar series, ‘Images of Care and Dying’, led by Robbie Duschinsky, Stephen Barclay and Emma Wilson (Professor of French Literature and the Visual Arts) began in October 2016 with a discussion of a remarkable documentary at the first seminar. Filmed in a pioneering hospice, The Time to Die addressed a subject that remains […]
Taking action to support carers of patients with breathlessness: update on research at the Primary Care Unit
Blog by Dr Morag Farquhar Breathlessness is a frightening symptom for patients to experience, and frightening for family and friends who support them (their carers). Carers of patients with breathlessness due to advanced disease can lack knowledge and confidence in knowing how best to help the person they look after. We conducted research to find […]
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