Bereavement: Experiences of Carers, Family and Services

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This event will be available to watch on-demand on the Marie Curie website later in February

Date: Thu Feb 3rd

Time: 12:00

Duration: 120 mins

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Bereavement has sprung into the limelight during covid-19, with millions facing bereavement in exceptionally challenging circumstances. We will hear from researchers looking at the impact of the pandemic on bereaved people and bereavement services, and the gaps and challenges that need to be addressed.

This session will include the following presentations:

Inequity in access to bereavement support: Perspectives and experiences of bereaved people and voluntary and community sector bereavement services in the UK
Dr Lucy Selman (University of Bristol)
Dr Emily Harrop (Marie Curie Palliative Care Research Centre at Cardiff University)

Challenging inequalities on bereavement – A conversation
Patrick Vernon, OBE (Social commentator, campaigner and cultural historian)
Dr Sam Royston (Director of Policy and Research, Marie Curie)