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Declarations on euthanasia and assisted dying

Published on: Author: Rev Dr Hamilton Inbadas Leave a comment

What do you mean by ‘declarations’? This was the question I was asked most frequently as I stood beside our research poster at a recent conference. EAPC 2017, the 15th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care took place in Madrid, Spain. The poster* presented ‘the representation of palliative care in assisted dying… Continue reading

Common or multiple futures for end of life care around the world? Ideas from the ‘waiting room of history’

Published on: Author: Dr Shahaduz Zaman 1 Comment
Dr Shahaduz Zaman, University of Glasgow

Around the world there is a growing interest in the ways in which dying people are cared for, but there is little or no agreement on what ‘good death’ really means. With such fundamentals left unresolved, should we address the global challenge of end of life care around the world in a unified way, or… Continue reading

Assisted suicide as a remedy for suffering? The end-of-life preferences of British “suicide tourists”

Published on: Author: Dr Naomi Richards Leave a comment

Individuals’ aesthetic preferences for a good death are as significant as physical suffering in decisions to opt for an assisted suicide. This is the main finding from my anthropological study, now available as an open access article Assisted Suicide as a Remedy for Suffering? The End-of-Life Preferences of British “Suicide Tourists” in the journal Medical Anthropology.… Continue reading

A public launch for the Scottish Atlas of Palliative Care

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detail from the Scottish Atlas of Palliative Care

The first national atlas of palliative care in the world, the Scottish Atlas of Palliative Care, received considerable attention on the day it was launched. On Thursday 22 September 2016 I travelled to the Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, to launch the Scottish Atlas at the annual conference of the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care. Everyone at… Continue reading

How would you like to die? My piece in this week’s ‘Discover Society’

Published on: Author: David Clark Leave a comment
Hands older and younger

Have you ever considered how you might like to die? You may have made a will, but do you have an advance care plan stating your wishes and preferences for when your life comes to an end? You may have a ‘bucket list’ of things you want to do before you die, but where and… Continue reading

Open access to ‘Watch with Me’ by Cicely Saunders

Published on: Author: David Clark 17 Comments
Cicely Saunders in 2005 by David Clark

I was delighted by the interest in Watch with Me following my recent post and set out to find a pdf of the 2005 version. Fortunately it was still there on an old laptop. So here it is:   Watch with Me full text 2005 (PDF)  along with  Watch with Me cover details 2005 (PDF)… Continue reading