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Hospices - Palliative Care

Laurie Taylor explores the history of 'easeful death'. Also, daily life in an English hospice.

Palliative medicine and care: Laurie Taylor talks to David Clarke, Professor of Medical Sociology at the University of Glasgow, about his social history of 'easeful death'. Also, daily life in an English Hospice. Danny Miller, Professor of Anthropology at UCL, explores kinship, loneliness and community amongst people suffering from terminal or long term illness.
Producer: Jayne Egerton.

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28 minutes