Recently his mother, aged 93, died ‘in excruciating pain’. This event has caused him to reflect on the problem of pain and suffering, either in body or in mind, and to look into its meaning and purpose for those with a religious belief.
Nurses have believed for a long time that even when almost all signs of life have left, a dying patient might well be able to hear your parting words.
Coping with ‘probate’ after a person dies intestate is very troubling and unsatisfactory.
In the midst of Covid -19, advanced cancer patients are given the opportunity for discussion of palliative/hospice care,