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In praise of going gently into that good night

Angela Tilby

by Angela Tilby

Posted: 31 Oct 2014 @ 12:28

THE recent death of the Oxo Mum Lynda Bellingham has focused attention on how we end our lives, particularly when facing a terminal diagnosis. One of the disadvantages of the medicalisation of so many aspects of our experience is that we can easily feel we have no choice or agency in the way we die. Illness brings with it diagnosis, and diagnosis produces treatment plans; and, however sensitive and experienced the medics are, they rarely have the time to walk gently with us through the ...

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