A conversation about dying – Green Man Festival 2021

News and Events “What happens when you die” event at Green Man Festival 2021. The Brecon Beacons mountains in Wales were awash with live music, entertainment, discussions and comedy events on the weekend of 21st August 2021. The Green Man Festival is Wales’ largest art festival, and it returned with a bang after being cancelled […]

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The Sound of covid-19:   Binaural Recordings of a Palliative Care Ward Round in a Cancer Hospital.

By  Professor Mark Taubert, Consultant in Palliative Medicine, Velindre University NHS Trust & Cardiff University School of Medicine, Cardiff, UK  Mr Glenn Davidson, Artstation, Cardiff, UK Dr Mike Fedeski, Artstation, Cardiff, UK Dr Jelle van Gurp, Coordinator Clinical Ethics Radboud University Medical Centre; Assistant professor Ethics of Healthcare, Nijmegen, Netherlands “The pandemic has created an […]

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Compassionate Cymru Wales: bold step towards better endings

by Lesley Bethell, steering group chair of Compassionate Cymru, Wales, UK   Introduction Compassionate communities have been seen as one element of public health approaches to end of life care, driven by concerns around scarce resource allocation in the face of unmet need.(1)  One of the drivers for shifting support towards public health here in Wales, […]

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Advance Care Planning: A chance to be proactive not reactive

Rebecca A Brooks, Internal Medical Trainee, Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Other Contributors: Helen Hayhoe Alistair J Mackett June 14, 2020 Whilst the benefits of advance care planning are being increasingly recognised [1], the current Covid-19 pandemic has emphasised the continued importance of a proactive rather than reactive approach to end-of-life care. In light of end-of-life care discussions around […]

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