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May 2015 Monthly Archives

The ‘D’ Word – Conversations on Death and Dying

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  ‘I don’t know how you do that’ is the common response when people ask me what work I do. I’m a social worker and I manage the bereavement and social work service, including the young people’s service, at St Gemma’s Hospice.   I talk about death and dying most days. I witness great sadness, […]

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Talk, Plan, Live: Five Top End of Life Planning Tips

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  The following is an excerpt from, Talk, Plan, Live: Planning Life after Diagnosis, the Jo Stone Story, a special blog penned by St. Gemma’s Hospice, Leeds, attendee, Jo Stone, for the annual Dying Matters week.   Top tips:   1. Take your time to decide anything. It’s your life and your death. Learn to say no. […]

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