‘All that is good in human nature is here’: life and death in an NHS hospice
Is there a good way to approach the end of life? Rachel Clarke, a palliative care doctor, believes there is – and that we can all learn from her patients
for publishing this extract from #DearLife. Hospices may be heavy with grief & anguish - but the sheer abundance of love & kindness takes my breath away. I see human nature, every day, at its most beautiful. Please read 🌸
Compassion in Dying
"When people ask me if my job is depressing, I reply that nothing could be further from the truth. All that is good in human nature – courage, compassion, our capacity to love – is here in its most distilled form." Brilliant writing from
An extract from
's new book, #DearLife, in
. Fabulous insights into the life of a palliative care medic. Highly recommend.
Must read article of the day: poignant, humbling, moving & life-affirming - beautifully observed & written by
I think this is one of the most moving things I have read. Thank you
for your attentiveness and pace: ‘How to live and die well’: what I learned from working in an NHS #hospice
"All that had changed was the new sense of urgency, the need to savour each day and its sweetness." A beautiful piece of writing from
, from her new book, #DearLife:
"So often, so reliably, I witness people rising to their best, on facing the worst." - Rachel, Palliative care
Wonderful piece by
. How will it feel to die? Finally someone to hold your hand and tell you compassionately.
have made this moving, illuminating book #DearLife one of the must-reads of the year
"All that is good in human nature – courage, compassion, our capacity to love – is here in its most distilled form." Thank you, Rachel Clarke
- more than I can possibly express here.
‘How to live and die well’: what I learned from working in an NHS hospice | Books | The Guardian #ThankYou
perfect read for today
So looking forward to
's new book 'Dear Life' out on Jan 30th. A truly beautiful writer with the ear of a poet and the insights of a seer
You can also pre-order here and support local bookstores
Really beautiful profoundly moving excerpts from
new book. A must read article this morning: ’All that is good in human nature is here’: life and death in an NHS hospice | Books | The Guardian
Joseph P. Walsh
A really moving piece by
which you should definitely take the time to read.
‘All that is good in human nature is here’: life and death in an NHS hospice | Moving excerpt from
‘s upcoming book, Dear Life | The
(US release in September.. )
‘How to live and die well’: what I learned from working in an NHS hospice