Monthly Archives: April 2013

Children’s Hospice Week – United Kingdom

To mark Children’s Hospice Week (April 26th-May 3rd), the Duchess of Cambridge has recorded her first video message.

If you would like to know more about Children’s Hospice Week, follow this link.


After Cicely – the stories of five women working in end-of-life care in Asia

The Lien Foundation has commissioned an inspiring short film about five women working in end-of-life care in different Asian countries (Bangladesh, Mongolia, Vietnam, Taiwan and Singapore).

The University of Bath – 3 Year PhD studentship in care and cost at the end of life

The University of Bath is offering a PhD studentship as part of a project on care and costs at the end of life. The studentship will focus on inter-generational relationships between adult children and their parents in organising, and paying, for end of life care and associated expenses.

Applicants from a range of social science backgrounds (sociology, social policy, social work, gerontology, cultural studies, gender studies, anthropology, and economics), with experience in qualitative methods and an awareness of the policy implications of end of life care issues, are encouraged to apply.

Find more information here.