Over 500,000 people die each year in England and Wales, and evidence shows that many receive suboptimal care. An anonymous charitable trust has made a substantial donation of £750,000 to the Cambridge Palliative and End of Life Care Group, where researchers are pressing forward with wide ranging discoveries about the experiences of people in the […]
The latest crisis concerning UK end-of-life care arose in June 2018, with the publication of the Jones inquiry into hundreds of premature deaths at Gosport War Memorial Hospital in the 1990s. The inquiry concluded that misuse of diamorphine and syringe drivers, often following the clinical instruction ‘please make comfortable’, led to the excess deaths: a […]
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.
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 […]