Podcast: Caring for the Dying

Podcast: Caring for the Dying

In the latest podcast released by Living and Dying Well Baroness Ilora Finlay, a palliative medicine professor, discusses end of life care, doctor-patient trust and the right to die in our latest podcast. Watch or listen here:...
Must Read: With the End in Mind

Must Read: With the End in Mind

What does dying well look like? The best way to answer that question is with real human stories of the last days of life. Dr Kathryn Mannix, a palliative care doctor for the last thirty years, has written With the End in Mind, to capture the wisdom of death and dying...
Build back better with more palliative care, not assisted suicide

Build back better with more palliative care, not assisted suicide

Author: Nola Leach That the Government needs to conduct an urgent review of palliative care in England and Wales was brought home forcefully to me by a moving article in the Times in late October. The author, a lady suffering from terminal cancer, explained that she...
Many in the dark on end of life

Many in the dark on end of life

Author: Care Not Killing Research indicates ‘a lack of understanding that death can be “gentle, peaceful and pain-free”‘ Doctors.net.uk reported recently: ‘Public ignorance about dying increases fears about the pain and indignity...