By David Clark
In 1967 Dame Cicely Saunders opened St. Christopher's Hospice in London to advertise medical innovation, schooling and examine within the care of death humans. That humanitarian motion introduced what turned the world-wide stream of palliative care. Cicely Saunders had conceived of a complete approah to facing the actual, social and mental discomfort of death people.This e-book presents an perception into how Dame Cicely's principles constructed, the place they took root and the awesome results they'd consequently, everywhere in the international. formerly unpublished letters inform the extreme tale of the overseas unfold of a latest hospice and palliative care flow.
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Miss Edwards has been ill almost ever since we met and so hasn’t been able to do anything about estimates via the King’s Fund, but I think this should be adequate for our purpose. 26 A family friend, who ran a convalescent home in Barnstaple, met through Rosetta Burch. 27 A social worker, whom Cicely Saunders had first met whilst they were both still in training as lady almoners, in 1945. REALIZING A VISION (1959–1967) I have also spoken to Miss Read who says that she thinks that the time is now ripe for her to have a word with Sir Donald Allen28 and she is going to do this within the next two weeks before she goes on holiday, and she is going to ask him if he would see us some time at the end of July or the beginning of August.
I don’t think I agree with him about the formation of a Community first and foremost, and I certainly don’t agree with him about his method of going about it, for example, writing a letter in the Press. I have already heard from one or two cranks because of my articles, and I think I would be swamped with them. So far the Lord has sent me quite a few people who have seen something of this vision. One or two you haven’t met, and the others that you have. I’m sure that if He really wants someone like me to be in some way the founder of 23 A consultant in Christian charitable work, met through Jack Wallace.
She wants me to keep in touch with her and let her know what happens, and I am immensely grateful to her for her help. It was interesting that a lot of what she said answered questions raised by Bruce Reed. She gave me the impression of somebody who was deeply spiritual and had a most unusual grasp of a great width of spiritual experience. She was encouraging on all counts and not destructive at all. I felt that she really knew this subject, indeed that in some ways it was one of her subjects, and that she also understood and sympathised with my own personal problems and was helpful here as well.
Cicely Saunders - Founder of the Hospice Movement: Selected Letters 1959-1999 by David Clark