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Dying Well podcast – the importance of wellbeing when terminally ill

As a local hospice we’re always pleased to share resources that help to open up discussions around end of life care.

One of our patients who is currently being cared for by our community team, has created a three-part podcast mini series in conjunction with What Works Wellbeing where she speaks to experts in wellbeing, palliative care and healthcare policy.

The series discusses the importance of wellbeing when living with a terminal illness, what works based on the evidence available and evidence gaps that need more exploration.

We hope lots of you will take the time to listen to the series.


What Works Wellbeing podcast: Dying Well

🎧 LISTEN: Dying Well – Main Episode – Wellbeing 

This episode explores why a wellbeing approach is important when you’re living with a terminal illness. What are the drivers of wellbeing? What’s the role of the workplace when living with a terminal illness, and how do we balance the needs of looking after ourselves and those around us? These are some of the questions discussed in this interesting episode.

🎧 LISTEN: Dying Well – Evidence Gaps 

This episode explores the evidence gaps in wellbeing at the end of life and what guests would like to see happen next in the field of living with a terminal illness and wellbeing.

🎧 LISTEN: Dying Well – Kathryn Mannix conversation in full 

A conversation with Kathryn Mannix, author of the bestselling book With the End in Mind.

Alongside Kathryn Mannix, other expert guests joining this mini series are: Ingrid Abreu-Scherer, Erica Borgstrom, Catherine Millington-Sanders and Sam Royston.

Find out more about the guests on the podcast series.


If you would like to find out more about how our hospice can support your wellbeing or the wellbeing of someone you love please visit our wellbeing resources or take a look the virtual wellbeing sessions we have on offer.

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