I am Luca Rutherford. This is me and my big forehead:
I am a writer and performer, based in Newcastle, and am currently touring my solo theatre show, Learning How To Die.
This blog is made up of:
1. An invite to come and see Learning How To Die.
2. My ponderings on death,
Judith Silver, left, is a self-employed musician and the founder of Companion Voices: choirs who offer spiritual support and comfort to dying people through singing at their bedsides. Judith set up the first of these groups in Brighton in February 2014, and has since set up further choirs in
Dr Rammya Mathew is an Academic Clinical Fellow in General Practice. She balances her clinical work as a GP registrar with her interests in research, medical education and scientific writing. Rammya is currently undertaking a Research MSc in Public Health and Primary Care. In an exclusive
Before I Die is a project started by artist Candy Chang on an abandoned house in New Orleans following her own experience of bereavement, writes Maggie Fay, Practice Educator at LOROS Hospice in Leicester. The eye-catching boards are ideal for engaging the public during Dying Matters
As professionals we always think of advance care planning as providing choice and control to patients while enabling us to deliver the best care at the end of life. The reality of working with someone on their advance care plan shows that the impact is even greater, writes Mireille Hayden,
Over the past four years, Debbie Howard of Big Buddha Films has been making a documentary, Still Loved: the first ever feature length documentary to show how families survive baby loss.
With around 17 families losing a baby to stillbirth every day in the UK, and one in four pregnancies ending in a
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
Pembrokeshire’s plans for Byw Nawr / Live Now Week got off to great start on 5th February when Paul Sartori Hospice at Home hosted an open meeting to share ideas. A wide range of organisations were represented with contributions from: community groups, Hywel Dda