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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


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


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


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