Research Assistant – Child Health (CfA, University College London, 26 February, 2016)

University College London – UCL Institute of Child Health – Population, Policy and Practice Programme – Louis Dundas Centre for Children’s Palliative Care The appointment will be on UCL Grade 6. The salary range will be £29,485 – £31,091 per annum, depending on skills and experience, inclusive of London Allowance. The Louis Dundas Centre for Read the full article…

Reviewer needed: ‘Safe Passage: A Global Spiritual Sourcebook for Care at the End of Life’

We are pleased to offer ‘Safe Passage: A Global Spiritual Sourcebook for Care at the End of Life’ by Mark Lazenby, Ruth McCorkle, and Daniel Sulmasy (Oxford University Press, 2014) for review. Expressions of interest from all angles of the medical humanities are welcome, particularly from those with an interest in the ‘end of life’ stage.  ‘The Read the full article…

Pain Question Time (Public Consultation, Durham University, 24 April 2013)

Now it’s your turn to set the agenda and ask the questions you want to. You might want to demand better pain management services, or ask, why in the 21st century are there so many people living with pain? Should we do more for people in Africa who don’t have good pain relief? Calman Main Read the full article…

The Camera as Mirror: Movie-Making in Palliative Care (Film Screening & Discussion, Edinburgh, 19 March 2013)

The Camera as Mirror: Movie-Making in Palliative Care Documentary film and discussion with Dr Amy Hardie Tuesday 19th March 2013 6-7.30pm followed by wine reception Lecture Theatre 183, Old College, University of Edinburgh The film is 45 minutes long, following a ground-breaking group bringing people with secondary cancer together. Five very different characters meet at Read the full article…

Medical Humanities Seminars at Newcastle University’s Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Institute

Marian Verkerk, University of Groningen Palliative sedation and euthanasia in the Netherlands 13th February 2013, 1–2 pm Seminar Room, 4th Floor Claremont Bridge Building, Newcastle University In this talk Professor Verkerk will draw upon her experience as  the Chair of the Royal Medical Association of the Committee Palliative Sedation and her  10 year membership of  Read the full article…

“The Eskdalemuir Harmonium”: Chris Dooks (Launch of Site-specific Album, Glasgow, 11 December 2012)

The University of The West of Scotland Presents: Launch event of THE ESKDALEMUIR HARMONIUM The Centre for Contemporary Arts, Glasgow 11th December 2012 5.30pm, free, ticketed Artist Chris Dooks makes ‘sonic palliative care’ and has the work published on Canada’s Komino Records. ” … an ongoing investigation of how chronically ill individuals may benefit from working Read the full article…

Living with Death: Perspectives on End-of-Life Care (Screening & discussion, Edinburgh University, 12 October 2012)

The University of Edinburgh invites you to the first of this semester’s Edinburgh University Medical Humanities Research Network (EUMHRN) events. The event is entitled ‘Living with Death: Perspectives on End-of-Life Care’ and consists of the screening of two recent documentary films, Let Our Dad Die and A Good Death, responses from three prominent researchers in Read the full article…