A woman with a living will attempts suicide. Should she be admitted to intensive care?
James Naughtie profiles the founder of the modern hospice movement.
How does the brain control pain? Professor of neuroimaging, Irene Tracey investigates.
David Schneider talks of his fear of death to palliative care consultant Kathryn Mannix.
Why does life on the street also mean death on the street for some rough sleepers?
Joan Bakewell explores one of our greatest fears about death and dying: being in pain.
Dr Mark Porter looks at the options available for care at the end of life.
Dr Mark Porter explores the state of end-of-life care in the UK today.
A palliative care consultant discusses the place of honesty in matters of life and death.
How Cecily Saunders' 'modern hospice' movement forced the NHS to plan for a 'good death'.
Maureen Lipman champions the life of Dame Cicely Saunders.
Joan Bakewell explores how to ensure your wishes at the end of your life are respected.
Joan Bakewell explores death and dying, confronting the very questions we fear the most.
Linda Pressly examines the use of terminal sedation and asks is it backdoor euthanasia?
Alan Dein meets doulas in Lewes, Sussex, who are companions to the dying.
Dr Sarah Goldingay explores groundbreaking research into relieving chronic pain.
Greg foot and Olympic heptathlete Kelly Sotherton test a range of topical pain products.
Is it ever ethical to withhold food and water in a child who is not dying?
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