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 on February 14th

Date: Thu Feb 3rd

Time: 12:00 pm

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)


Dr Lucy Selman, c Artur Tixiliski

Dr Lucy Selman

Dr Emily Harrop

Lisa Graham-Wisener

Sharon Mallon

Lynn Sudbury-Riley

Yvonne Dunn

Patrick Vernon, Good Grief speaker

Patrick Vernon OBE

Julie Derbyshire

Idris Baker

Sam Royston

Dr Sam Royston

Michael Matthews