Arjun trained at Clare College, Cambridge as a medical student. In continuation he stayed with the University where he received Foundation and Core Medical Training. He then commenced work as a Palliative Medicine Registrar. Since being accepted as an Academic Clinical Fellow, he has two days in the week to work on research that is relevant to his clinical practice.
Arjun’s main interests lie within any areas that relate to end of life care. He has published a systematic review of the impact of assisted hydration in the last days of life. He is currently continuing research in this field, undertaking a qualitative interview study of healthcare professionals’ views and experiences of making decisions and communicating about assisted hydration for dying people.
Kingdon A, Spathis A, Brodrick R, Clarke G, Kuhn I, Barclay S. What is the impact of clinically assisted hydration in the last days of life? A systematic literature review and narrative synthesis. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2020 Oct 12:bmjspcare-2020-002600.
Kingdon A, Spathis A, Barclay S. Holistic practice and excessively thorough paperwork: a response to Julião et al. Palliative and Supportive Care. 2020 Sep;1-2.
Willmott M, Kingdon A, Barclay S. Comparing Kerala, India and Cambridge, UK: a study of doctors’ and nurses’ attitudes towards palliative care. BMJ Support Palliat Care. 2015 Dec;5(5):468-70.
Teufel C, Kingdon A, Ingram GN, Wolpert DM, Fletcher PC. Deficits in sensory prediction are related to delusional ideation in healthy individuals. Neuropsychologia. 2010 Dec;48(14):4169-72.