Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

Cicely Saunders: A Life and Legacy

by David Clark

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780190637934
Publisher: Oxford University Press
Publication date: 06/12/2018
Pages: 352
Product dimensions: 9.30(w) x 6.50(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Professor David Clark is the Wellcome Trust Investigator at the University of Glasgow, School of Interdisciplinary Studies in Dumfries, Scotland.

Table of Contents

Prologue - whys and wherefores

1. The Saunders' of Hadley Hurst (1918-38)
· Beginnings
· Schooldays
· Philip Gordon Saunders
· Mary Christian Knight
· Life with the Saunders
· Emerging to womanhood

2. Social science, nursing, social work (1938 - 1951)
· The first Oxford interlude
· Nurse training in war time
· Second Oxford interlude
· The evangelical almoner
· David Tasma
· Aftermath

3. Becoming a doctor (1951 - 1957)
· The influence of Norman Barrett
· Sancte et Sapienter
· Patients and their worlds
· Evangelical circles
· Drawing together her experience
· Practical applications

4. Learning the craft and crafting the vision (1957 - 1967)
· A decade of change
· At St Joseph's
· 1960-1 - Antoni Michniewicz, Mrs G., Gordon Saunders
· Total pain
· Clinical studies
· Marian Bohusz-Szyszko
· Writing, writing, writing
· Religious considerations and the ambition for St Christopher's
· Making it happen
· Growing networks
· The hospice opens its doors

5. The expansive years of hospice in the world (1967 - 1985)
· The hospice movement
· St Christopher's gets going
· Friends, family and marriage
· Clinical themes and issues
· The maturing of ideas
· A global influence

6. 'An exacting joy': reflection, illness, loss and death (1985 - 2005)
· Good times and bad
· With Marian
· The developing field
· Last years at the hospice
· Personal rewards
· Radio, television, interviews
· Photographs, portraits and sculptures
· Revisiting the past: David, Antoni and Marian
· Belief and the 'cantus firmus'
· Illness and death

Epilogue - making sense of Cicely Saunders

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