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Forum 2015 Videos – Conversations on death, dying and end-of-life

Dr. Katherine Sleeman, Lecturer in Palliative Care Medicine, Kings College London

Dr Sleeman talks about what a ‘good death’ is, where and how do people die in the 21st century,  if we can change how people die and reduce inequality in hospice provision and talking about dying and planning ahead.

Dr Ciara Kelly General Practitioner

GP Dr Ciara Kelly talks about why is it important to talk about dying, death and bereavement, the role of the GP and shares her thoughts about grief and loss.

Mrs Justice Catherine McGuinness

Justice Mc Guinness talks about the Forum on end of life, what were people talking at the Forum on end-of-life in September 2015 and the messages people took away from the day.

Mick Heaney, Journalist & Son of Seamus Heaney

Mick shares his thoughts on preparing to address the Forum on end of life, he talks about how literature throws light on the way we deal with death and loss and his thoughts on talking about dying, about planning and thinking ahead.

Matt Cooper, Broadcaster

Matt shares his thoughts about death and dying in Ireland today, he reflects on his own experience of bereavement. He also talks about decisions he has made for end-of-life and the role the media can take in talking about death, dying and grief.

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