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Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Department, UCL. Working to improve care for people with advanced, progressive illness towards the end of their lives.
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NHS London May 20
This week is . Dementia is not a natural part of aging, it is a syndrome associated with an ongoing decline of brain functioning . Learn more about how affects thousands everyday:
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Kirsten Moore 5h
Prof Dave Sharp highlights that <5% of dementia research focuses on care - yet this is where we currently have the best hope of improving quality of life
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It is Dementia Action Week. Caring for someone with dementia at the end of life means thinking about their physical, psychological, social and spiritual needs. Read about caring for a patient with dementia -
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Marie Curie EOLC May 20
To help GPs improve the they provide we've partnered with to develop the Daffodil Standards. We are encouraging people to approach their GP and ask if they have signed up. Practices can sign up for free here -
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UCL Marie Curie May 20
: You can listen to talk about her work as part of the BBC radio 4 () programme on deaths on the streets.
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Conversation Analysis May 19
It’s the last day of Awareness Week and my last day guest tweeting here. There’s lots of research we haven’t mentioned yet. If you’ve read any interesting CA papers on end-of-life conversations lately, share them here…
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Anne Laybourne May 17
coming to a departmental meeting soon to let you know all about how your supervision of students can be publicly engaged just like award winning ! Great 4 appraisals, promotions, student experience & our not-for-profit neighbours!
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Conversation Analysis May 17
Moving away from medical consultations, 2 papers from Chloe Shaw and colleagues look at CALM therapy sessions with people with advanced cancer: Inviting end-of-life talk and introducing alternative perspectives on treatment options
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Conversation Analysis May 17
Replying to @MCPCRD
As part of her PhD, Sarah Davis from who worked on one of these papers with Chloe will also be using CA to examine how talking therapy ACT may help people with advanced cancer cope with their fears by focusing on what’s important to them
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Kirsten Moore May 17
The Big Easter Switch Off: Your impact | Green UCL - leads the way for the 4th year running!
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Katherine Sleeman May 17
Blimey. In 2016 £466million spent on the Cancer Drug Fund, for which 18/47 approved drugs have a survival benefit (and median survival just 3 months) Meanwhile £14 million, 0.16% total research budget, was spent on research into EoL care Makes you think
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UCL Marie Curie May 17
evidence to policy The work by & has informed the Homeless EoL Care Bill proposed by in which terminally ill homeless people will receive rights to housing, care, and support
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UCL Marie Curie May 17
Thank Louise! There is a series of them over this year, keep your eyes peeled. The team did a great job on this one .
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Pathway May 16
So proud to be part of this collaboration. Watch the film!
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Conversation Analysis May 16
Cortez et al: Oncologists breaking bad news to patients missed opportunities to discuss end-of-life issues by moving straight to treatment talk. A clear example of when CA can be used to give oncologists strategies to start EoL conversations
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UCL Marie Curie May 15
In celebration of turning 20, we focus on the work we do around and palliative care access. We asked to discuss some of the novel research they are undertaking. Full interview here.
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Pathway May 16
Huge congratulations for your work with us & & the Homeless Palliative Care project is already making a difference to people's lives.
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UCL Marie Curie May 16
We are delighted to have back in the division to discuss her in for people with
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