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The Expansive Years of Hospice in the World (1967 – 1985)

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0006
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cicely Saunders rose steadily though the honours system — from O.B.E., to Dame, to Order of Merit. She mixed with archbishops and aristocrats. Journalists and writers sought her out. This may have ... More


Social Science, Nursing, Social Work (1938 – 1951)

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0003
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Following teenage schooling at Roedean, the late 1930s saw Cicely Saunders begin studies in politics, philosophy, and economics at Oxford just before the outbreak of the Second World War. The chapter ... More


Realizing a vision (1959–1967)

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders – Founder of the Hospice Movement: Selected letters 1959–1999

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569695
eISBN:
9780191730559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569695.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This chapter focuses on Cicely Saunders's conception of a new method that would change the clinical field, particularly care for the dying worldwide. In the summer of 1957, before she acquired her ... More


Becoming a Doctor (1951 – 1957)

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0004
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This chapter explores Cicely Saunders’s decision to read Medicine and her years as a medical student, with its friendship groups, social activities, and spiritual journeying. It examines her ... More


The Saunders of Hadley Hurst (1918 – 1938)

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0002
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

This opening chapter sets out the family origins, the culture, and life into which Cicely Saunders was born, and her childhood and teenage years during the inter-war period. How did this privileged ... More


the Care of the Dying: First published in Better Health (May 1961), pp. 18–20.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0007
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

This paper shows the willingness of Cicely Saunders to write for a wide variety of publications and audiences, even from an early stage in her writing career. It appeared in a now long-forgotten ... More


Foreword (Pain: an Exploration): First published as a Foreword in Pain: An Exploration (1986), ed. N. Autton, pp. ix–x. London: Darton, Longman and Todd.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0031
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

In her later years, Cicely Saunders produced many forewords to the books of other writers. The first of these to be reproduced here was written for Norman Autton's Pain: An Exploration, first ... More


Letter (On Alfred Worcester): First published as a letter in American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Care (July/ August 1992), p. 2.

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0034
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

The preoccupation with the history and evolution of the field is also reflected in a 1992 letter published in response to an article about the work of the American physician Alfred Worcester, whose ... More


Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Cicely Saunders

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

Cicely Saunders is universally acclaimed as a pioneer of modern hospice care. Trained initially in nursing and social work, she qualified in medicine in 1958 and subsequently dedicated the whole of ... More


Epilogue: Making Sense of Cicely Saunders

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0008
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cicely Saunders married late in life and had no children. Her closest personal relationships were complicated. Her steely look and assured manner masked years of vulnerability, poor self-image, and ... More


Prologue: Whys and Wherefores

David Clark

in Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.003.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

The prologue describes the methods and sources that underpin the biography. Principal among these are the recently consolidated and extensive Cicely Saunders’s archives at King’s College London. Also ... More


Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

David Clark

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2018
ISBN:
9780190637934
eISBN:
9780190637965
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190637934.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making, Pain Management and Palliative Pharmacology

Cicely Saunders founded St Christopher’s Hospice in London in 1967 as a centre for teaching, research, and care. Its influence quickly spread around the world. Cicely Saunders — A Life and Legacy ... More


The Philosophy of Palliative Care: Critique and Reconstruction

Fiona Randall and R S Downie

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198567363
eISBN:
9780191730535
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198567363.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

The idea of a philosophy of palliative care emerged with Cicely Saunders' vision for ‘a good death’, and was developed further with the World Health Organization (WHO) definition of palliative care. ... More


Templeton Prize Speech: Presented at Guildhall Ceremony in May 1981 in the presence of HRH, Princess Alexandra, Patron of St Christopher's Hospice. (Unpublished)

Cicely Saunders

in Cicely Saunders: Selected Writings 1958-2004

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198570530
eISBN:
9780191730412
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198570530.003.0024
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

In 1981, Cicely Saunders received the prestigious Templeton Prize, awarded for outstanding contributions in the field of religion. Never before published, her speech from the award ceremony in the ... More


Hospices, Communities, and Care

Alan Baron, John Hassard, Fiona Cheetham, and Sudi Sharifi

in Inside the Compassionate Organization: Culture, Identity, and Image in an English Hospice

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2017
ISBN:
9780198813958
eISBN:
9780191851865
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198813958.003.0004
Subject:
Business and Management, Organization Studies, Public Management

In any discussion about culture, image, and identity in an organizational setting it is important to understand something of the wider social, political, and historical context. This chapter sets the ... More


Cicely Saunders – Founder of the Hospice Movement: Selected letters 1959–1999

David Clark

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780198569695
eISBN:
9780191730559
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569695.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research

Cicely Saunders is universally acclaimed as a pioneer of modern hospice care. Trained initially in nursing and social work, she qualified in medicine in 1958 and subsequently dedicated the whole of ... More


Narrative and Stories in Health Care: Illness, dying and bereavement

Yasmin Gunaratnam and David Oliviere (eds)

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
November 2011
ISBN:
9780199546695
eISBN:
9780191730214
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199546695.001.0001
Subject:
Palliative Care, Palliative Medicine Research, Patient Care and End-of-Life Decision Making

The use of narrative methods has a long history in palliative care, pioneered by Dame Cicely Saunders, founder of the modern hospice movement. This book provides a multidisciplinary examination of ... More


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