“It is perhaps time to bring down the ethical and ideological wire fence which has for so long separated the two approaches to the end of life: palliative care and assisted dying,” writes David Clark, professor of medical sociology at the University of Glasgow.
End of life studies blog
Article by Dr Ben Colburn, senior lecturer in philosophy at the University of Glasgow, on how the idea of autonomy can help us to think about how to die well.
St Peter & St James Hospice announced Dame Vera Lynn’s new position to coincide with its patron’s 99th birthday.
A property developer has donated £100,000 to the Alexander Devine Children’s Hospice Service to help finish construction of the hospice on the site in White Waltham.
Last month Yeovil Hospital opened an innovative new dementia-friendly garden for patients.
The cost of even the most basic funeral can drive families into debt, MPs have said as they urged an overhaul of the support system in England and Wales.
The University of East Anglia is launching a four year study using huge databases of medical data to determine life expectancy and long-term illness.
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