mortality

How the GSF is changing the face of death

22 April 2015

Professor Keri Thomas, National Clinical Director of the Gold Standards Framework Centre, the UK’s leading provider of training for generalist health and social care professionals working in end of life care, writes about how embracing mortality as a society can transform the care people receive when they are dying.     

Making death speakable

14 March 2016

When Dr Mark Taubert, right, wrote an open letter of thanks to David Bowie following the singer's death, he had no idea of the international attention it would receive. The letter was shared countless times, featured in innumerable media reports and even prompted Bowie's son Duncan Jones to break his Twitter silence to share it.

Death Cafes take to the water

6 March 2015

Mystic Moon

Author and psychotherapist Sue Brayne, pictured below, is bringing her expertise to the UK’s waterway network via series of pop-up Death Cafes. She tells Dying Matters why a narrowboat makes the perfect venue for contemplating your mortality. 

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